Porn Addiction Fact Sheet

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-Porn addiction and nicotine addiction are two of the most common addictions we face today. The consequences of substance abuse are widely discussed in different circles, but porn and masturbation addiction is still a sensitive issue, mainly because talking about sex, porn and masturbation is a little bit more sensitive and is considered taboo in many societies.

Availability of pornographic material on the internet is the major reason for the increase of porn addicts around the globe. Recent studies have shown that around 12% of all websites are actually related to pornography and out of these only 3% require age verification. Accessibility of pornographic material, gives way to porn addiction.

Porn addiction is more common among men than women. Stats say that 1 in every 3 porn addict is a woman. So, this is an issue that has stirred both genders although men are more likely to be involved. 70% of American men between the ages of 18 and 24 years visit porn websites at least once a month.

Porn addiction is also becoming very common with teens. Different studies have shown that young boys and girls start watching porn in their teenage years. 11 years is the average age during which a child in America starts watching porn online. Of all the porn users, 10% acknowledged that they cannot help but watch porn. On the contrary, the actual percentage of porn addicts is likely to be very high because many people are unaware of the signs of porn addiction. Porn addiction is a serious issue and it must be tackled from the root to get long lasting results.

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