Articles from "True Story"
“I fell once. Then I fell again and again… I felt even more ashamed. Here I was using other women in secret, stripping them of their dignity.”
Research shows that trauma is normal. If you’re dealing with symptoms like this in the wake of discovering a partner’s porn obsession, you’re not alone.
“It didn’t come easy after that night, but there was hope in my life for the first time in years. I now had the lifeline I needed to overcome it.”
“I would never have believed a late-night conversation about porn with my 14-year-old daughter would end up being a defining moment in our relationship, but it was.”
“We live in a time now where this sex-saturated culture will always be around us. I write this knowing it may expose me. But I have to take my own advice.”
“I started actively seeking out pornography when I was 14 years old. I’d seen porn before when my friends would call me over and show me pictures.”
“I became hooked to porn as time progressed and the access became more easy. But a strange trend followed me as well: depression.”
As an organization, we have never intended the phrase “Porn Kills Love” to be shaming. Helping people recognize that porn is harmful isn’t about shaming them, it’s about inviting them to truly consider how porn impacts their life.
“He had kept it hidden but when I found out I told him how uncomfortable I was with it. From then on, I would catch him looking at porn off and on and then would explain to him my feelings about how it made me feel.”
“We tried to be intimate but he could not achieve an erection. So he ran downstairs to watch porn while I lay there waiting for him.”
Giannini, mother of two, not only filmed herself sexually abusing the teenage girl but uploaded the content to free porn sites—including PornHub.