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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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If you're tired of porn and ready to block it for yourself or others in your environment, there are number of things you can do to prevent access to porn. However, if you're struggling with addiction yourself, in addition to blocking porn, its critical that you also work on overcoming porn for good so that it is no longer an issue. Why you may want to quit porn: There are many critical reasons to quit looking at porn.  For starters, porn kills love, and really a lot of other things too. It's mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and even  physically numbing. Long-term, it destroys relationships...

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by B.J. Lehecka, DPT, PhD | May 13, 2021 The prevalence of pornography use by adolescents varies between studies, anywhere from 43% to 96%. The frequency of pornography use among adolescents appears directly related to the frequency of substance/drug use (50% higher odds of substance/drug use was associated with pornography use), casual sex behavior, sexual aggression, dating abuse, delinquent behavior, depression, condomless sex, early sexual debut, and an increased number of sexual partners. A study of nearly 4,000 10-15-year-olds found exposure to violent x-rated material predicted an almost 6-fold increase in the odds of self-reported sexually aggressive behavior. In a...

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