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Pornography

Multiple Versions of Porn Addiction? More Discourse Needed!


Last month I posted a blog to this site (click here to read) noting the difference between true sex addicts and those who inaccurately label themselves as addicted based on internalized and/or culturally informed shame about their sexual desires and behaviors, rather than the benchmarks used by treatment specialists when identifying, diagnosing, and treating sex/porn addiction. In that article I noted that treating non-addicted clients as addicted simply because they or the people around...
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Technology Can Escalate Addiction – and Also Drive Recovery

Just a few years ago, it was mostly just kids and young adults who were obsessed with their smartphones and tablets, but today even grandma is texting, video chatting, planning vacations, shopping, and yelping (if she hasn’t watched South Park’s “Yelper Special” episode, anyway). Put simply, digital devices are omnipresent, and they’re here to stay.

Needless to say, addicts of all ages and predilections are in on this digital tsunami. For example, drug addicts...
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