Does Pornography Change the Brain?

“Does pornography change the brain? If so, how?”

This is a very important question, and one that has a lot of debate about it right now. Some individuals believe that pornography is not addictive, and other individuals believe that it is addictive and that it can alter the brain.  Studies are being done that assess how the brain is influenced. Continue reading “Does Pornography Change the Brain?”

How do you know if you’re addicted to sex?

I want to thank you for taking time to ask your question.

I think this is a good question, and a lot of people actually are trying to figure out if there is such a thing as a sex addiction.  In our current mental health profession there is a lot of debate going on about this. But let’s talk about some of the criteria for what we would call pornography or sexual addiction, and what I’m going to refer to is some of Dr. Patrick Carnes’s work; he’s probably the foremost expert on sex addiction. This information comes from my book “Treating Pornography Addiction,” and can also be applied to sexual addiction.

An addiction would consist of the following things: Continue reading “How do you know if you’re addicted to sex?”