Porn support groups

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Some would argue that pornography addiction—more than any other addiction—is impacting society as a whole. It is not uncommon for us to be asked how to stop watching porn. Pornography use has become such a problem that even socially liberal websites are cautioning readers about its negative effects. When HopeQuest began in the 90s, most of our clients were seeking treatment for drug or alcohol addiction. Those of us who have a Christian worldview understand that using pornography falls outside of the loving boundaries God has placed around our sexuality to protect us. Using pornography is both morally wrong and dangerous to our minds and our hearts.

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Find a Local Step Group for Pornography Addiction Recovery - Reach10

In recent years, behavioral addictions have started to be acknowledged, with gambling disorder being added as the only non-substance-related disorder to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM Currently, pornography addiction is not recognized by the American Psychiatric Association APA , but ongoing research has demonstrated that the compulsion to watch porn has many similarities to substance use disorders. There are no set guidelines for treating porn addiction because it is not recognized by the APA, making it more difficult for people to find help, compared to other addictions. However, there are organizations and communities that offer porn addiction hotlines and resources for those who believe they have a problem with porn.

Find a Local 12-Step Group for Pornography Addiction Recovery

If you are trying to break a pornography addiction, one of the best things you can do is to find a group that you can join in addition to doing individual counselling. Today, we are looking at 6 of the largest groups available so that you can make a choice about what might work best for your situation. A number of porn and sex addiction groups came into being in the s, probably in response to the sexual revolution. Pure Desire Ministries International began in a local church. It was founded by Ted and Diane Roberts.
After 26 years in full-time ministry, John Doyel resigned from his position as Senior Pastor in because of his sexual brokenness. For the past 10 years, he has dedicated himself to helping men recover from sexual sin and return to God. He leads a recovery ministry at Vineyard Columbus called Recover.