Porn Addiction: How Does Content Used for Pleasure End Up Controlling Our Lives?



There is absolutely nothing wrong with having a healthy sexual appetite. There’s also nothing wrong with sexuality that involves masturbation. Some people turn to erotic reading websites while another trend is audio porn.


In terms of pornography, video pornography is frequently turned to as people frequent websites like PornHub, RedTube and YouPorn. As a country, we’re the ninth biggest source of traffic to PornHub worldwide, according to ABC. In a 2016 study conducted by the University of Sydney, 84% of men and 54% of women admitted to looking at pornographic material.


Yes, it’s common, but there are issues surrounding the porn industry and the impact it has on some individuals — like the publication Healthline said, “Most people who use porn can do so without negative consequences.” However, as we’ve seen through the public confessions of people like Terry Crews and Andra Day, there’s enjoying porn — and then there’s porn addiction.


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