How Porn Addiction Affects your Mental Health

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Porn sites are one which have a large number of views. Especially during the lockdown period of COVID-19, people were so lonely and alone that they preferred watching porn for their physical and mental satisfaction. People are becoming addicted to pornography. Because it is made so easily available through the internet. If people want to avoid watching porn but can’t control themselves than it is called as porn addiction.

Researched have shown that pornography may have a negative effect on a person’s personal relationship, like that of couples. Porn addiction is also becoming a big problem with children and teenage population, because children are having an access to porn sites on a very young age. One research has shown that 42% of children and teenage between the age of 10 to 17 are exposed to porn. If this will be the case, pornography and porn addiction will get uptick.

Researches has also shown that watching porn in an excessive manner, may have a negative effect on mental health and may lead to depression and stress. It may also lead to anxiety when not watched for a longer period of time. Not only this, but also how we perceive using porn is also linked to how we think and feel about it. People feel addicted to using online pornography and have a feeling that they have lost all control or sometimes they feel themselves out of control which makes them mentally depressed.

Researchers of Cambridge, U.K. have said that many people are addicted to pornography not because of enjoyment but because they have developed psychological craving for that. Some users have also described porn addiction as a parasite who can suck all your life and can destroy it.

When the use of porn is not frequent, then also people are feeling stressed out thinking how their sexual life will be good. Couples use porn to make their intimate life more hot and spicy. They said that the pictures and the graphic used in the porn, give them the buzz needed.

It is usually seen that pornography is basically one person’s sexual gratification and it can be destructive when couples are involved. The major disadvantage is that people who watch porn make their mindset regarding or taking the other partner, and when it is not fulfilled they get upset and depressed and ruin their sex life. The physical features which are there in the person involved may also make the mindset regarding them. This may include the body image of both the partners and their private parts. When these expectations are not fulfilled, they may get stressed, anxious and depressed because the image they formed was different as to what they have. This may be heart breaking and quite difficult to adjust with and can make them more lonely and depressed.

Some researchers have also found that people who view porn on a regular basis may have some guilt feelings or they may feel upset after watching porn.

If you think that you may have porn addiction, you must visit a therapist to get rid of it. Therapy is a good choice to start with.

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