Trauma, Self-Esteem and a Hypothesis

There are two aspects to beating porn addiction - the physical process of abstinence and the methods of doing so, and understanding the psychological background and context that has led to the addiction. They say that to really explore the latter, you need to achieve the former. This post is about the latter. Ever since reading Paula Hall's … Continue reading Trauma, Self-Esteem and a Hypothesis

Status Update – more content blocking!

So September is nearly upon us and looking back, August has been probably the toughest month I've had to deal with in relation to porn addiction. My anxiety and stress levels have been through the roof, yet I've been relapsing at the same regularity as before, so all in all I'm finding it hard to … Continue reading Status Update – more content blocking!

Taking the next step – professional help

One common theme amongst most people who have made significant progress in their porn addiction recovery, especially from those who have beaten it, is that they have all had professional help. So acknowledging that self-help, while beneficial, was not delivering the results for me that I wanted, I contacted a professional sex/porn addiction psycho-therapist, and today … Continue reading Taking the next step – professional help