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Pornography, sexual addiction, and human trafficking are highly controversial topics, almost like tobacco in the 1960s.  While many researchers stand strong in affirming porn's negative impact on physical and mental health, others are advocating it. This can make it difficult to know which sources and statistics to believe.  Often times those promoting pornography focus on short term benefits such as "feeling happier after watching porn" and ignore the serious long term consequences. The following 101+ statistics will give you a detailed understanding of the personal and social impacts of pornography and the very real benefits of recovery. Note: Many of the statistics do...

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Pornography, Recovery, Teens -

Think porn isn’t a problem for your child or teen? Think again.  This week, Billie Eilish, the Grammy award-winning singer, opened up about her childhood porn addiction saying, "I think it really destroyed my brain and I feel incredibly devastated that I was exposed to so much porn….. I started watching porn when I was, like, 11.”  The prevalence of the “Porndemic” among youth today is shocking, yet many parents are unaware of how prevalent it is and the devastating effects on youth.  So just how pervasive is the Porndemic among teens and children?  Here are a few startling statistics...

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Masturbation, Pornography -

When it comes to the science of porn and masturbation and the effect on our mental health, it can be hard to find conclusive information on the internet.  While we receive thousands of reports from those who are struggling with porn addiction, and have seen first hand the negative impact it has on our clients health and well being, the internet is full of claims that its "good for you".  One reason why it might be so difficult to find studies that are anti-porn and masturbation is because the porn industry is a multi-billion dollar industry. Unfortunately, the porn industry...

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Featured, Pornography -

Studies show that military personnel are not only more than 3 times as likely to struggle with compulsive sexual behaviors, but they are also more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction. In this article we will explore why pornography may be uniquely affecting military men and their families. Watch or read below:    What do statistics tell us about Compulsive Sexual Behavior among military men?  Compulsive sexual behavior (CSB) can be any frequent sexual, paraphilic (fetishism, sadism), or normaphilic (sexual fantasies, masturbation) thoughts or actions that feel out of one’s control or are identified by others in their life as problematic.  Studies have found that...

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Masturbation, Mens Health, Pornography, Testosterone -

Mixed evidence exists about the correlation between masturbation and ejaculation frequency on prostate cancer risk. One study found that increased masturbation frequency in the 20’s and 30’s was a marker for increased prostate cancer risk.1 One of the largest studies on ejaculation frequency (this included sexual relations, not masturbation in isolation) is known as the Harvard ejaculation study.2 Its findings are often simply described as 20-29-year-olds who reported 21+ ejaculations/month had a lower prostate risk than those who ejaculated 4-7x/month. But those who ejaculated 0-3x/month also had a significantly lower risk (15-16% reduction) than those who ejaculated 4-7x/month.  Masturbation and...

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