Internet, porn and cybersex addictions

Moderation is a difficult aspiration in our culture of excess.  We hear stories daily of people loosing their families, jobs, homes, relationships, etc. due to excesses they have engaged in.  Likewise, contentment is highly underrated and “getting ahead” is held up as the American dream, even though American’s are more stressed then ever.  The article below talks about the pitfalls of too much of a good thing, namely the Internet.  It says:

“The Internet is a wonderful tool for communication. However, it can become an escape from reality that has the appearance of safety, intimacy and anonymity. Use of the Internet for games, gambling, messages, porn or cybersex can become as addictive as any other drug.” Porn Addiction Los Angeles

To read the rest of this article, go to http://www.helpguide.org/mental/internet_cybersex_addiction.htm


 

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