Sex Addiction / Pornography Addiction

Sex Addiction / Pornography Addiction

Videos

How to Identify and Treat Pornography Addiction

  • The Rehab Center: Psychoeducation on Pornography Addiction
  • Project Know: Understanding Addiction – Porn Addiction Helplines and psychoeducation
  • Pornography Reduction Strategies:
    1. Set a limit of using porn no more than once per day.
    2. Record the date and length of time you spend watching porn after each session.
    3. Limit the number of days each week that you will watch porn.
    4. Use porn only on pre-selected days of the week (e.g. only on weekends).
    5. Increase the number of days that you do not watch porn in between porn-watching days.
    6. Do something else for a while when you want to use porn.
    7. Stay away from places where you might use more porn than usual.
    8. Do not keep a large stash of porn available (e.g., collection of DVDs, magazines, movies, pictures or bookmarked websites on your computer and/or smart phone.
    9. Before using porn, set a limit on the number of minutes that each porn session will last.
    10. Talk to a supportive person.
    Kraus, Rosenberg, & Tompsett (2015)

Support Groups

Self-help book
  • The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography by Wendy Maltz and Larry Maltz

The information provided is for educational purposes only and should not substitute for consultation.