We got into porn thinking it will offer a brief escape from our drudgery but unfortunately it became an antidote for responsibilities themselves. This episode discusses how porn is not the escape we should be looking for.
This episode gets to the heart of the substrate that is needed to sustain a porn habit. One needs to give up some activity in life in order to indulge in porn. What if we find a more vibrant alternative to porn?
We tend to tell ourselves that our porn use does not affect anyone. We know it does affect our loved ones but this episode delves into how our porn use affects the society at large.
What would it be like to not hide your pornography addiction? This episode discusses the upside of revealing your addiction to someone and even quitting it altogether.
Porn addiction is typically associated with another habit, psychological condition or lifestyle situation. Uncoupling these factors from porn addiction could aid the recovery process immensely.
We can't measure our mental energy but we certainly know when we have reached the limit of it when we experience mental exhaustion. This episode explores what it takes to maintain a porn habit from mental energy standpoint.
Recovery from porn addiction is impossible without the support of someone else. This episode discusses who qualifies as an accountability partner and how to find them.
Porn sends a subtle message that sex is all about your individual pleasure even if it comes at the expense of exploiting someone else. This episode discusses why that is unhealthy.
There is no doubt that porn is a highly addictive substance. It does not mean that every porn user is an addict. Some of us just reach for porn by habit. This episode discusses that phenomenon.
We tell ourselves that we are going to quit porn forever but go right back to it. The problem is, we rarely set short-term goals. Short-term goals lead to long-term recovery.
We face many problems in our lives. Some take more priority over others. The higher priority problems invariably get our best efforts. Where does porn stand in your list of problems?
For someone who has been addicted to porn for a long time, it may seem impossible to think of sobriety. But this episode discusses the amazing ways in which our brains can recover
Do you remember the first time you viewed porn? Other than the obvious excitement, there probably was a little remorse. That remorse is healthy even now for recovery. This episode discusses how to get it back.
Every porn addict faces a bubble which sucks him/her in and distorts reality. This episode discusses the danger associated with the bubble and offers tips for avoiding it.
First it was magazine and video tapes. Then it was high speed internet streaming. What's next for porn? CES 2017 in Vegas has the answer.
We have tried to make many new year resolutions in the past and have failed. That doesn't mean we should try to make 2017 a porn free year.
The holiday season brings particular challenges to a porn addict. This episode highlights the pitfalls and ways to escape them.
How was your recovery in 2016? This episode reflects on the highlights of this podcast from the last year and offers potential direction for the future.
Just because you stop and disengage from porn, it doesn't mean you are going to stay away from porn. You need strategies to calm your brain and seek help.
If relapse is a hard-to-escape reality of recovery, there must be ways to prevent them. This episode offers a strategy to prevent slipping into a full-blown relapse.
Relapse never occurs suddenly. It always occurs in different stages. In this episode, we will analyse the different stages between being porn-free and completely resuming porn usage.
Relapse happens to every recovering addict. This episode explores some of the reasons why we relapse.
It is almost impossible to measure a successful recovery from porn without defining what a relapse is. This episode deals with the nuances of defining a relapse.
This episode discusses the utility of an abstinence pledge against porn, the pitfalls of a failed pledge and tips for a successful pledge.
Every porn addict gets to a point of clarity every now and then when porn does not look or feel as attractive as it used to. That feeling is short-lived. This episode talks about how to capitalize on such moments and build on lasting recovery.