If a person in your life has opened up to an addiction to pornography, it can be devastating. When they begin to make the climb back, how do they go about rebuilding the trust of the people close to them? This is the topic of this podcast episode. Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Dr. Chris Grace explore some ways that they can regain your trust and ways that you can learn to give them that trust.
Continuing their series on sexuality focusing on pornography, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explore how to respond when pornography has become part of your life. For the one using pornography or one close to someone using pornography, part of what we believe as Christians is that there is a spiritual component to our lives. How do we engage spiritually in addiction or pornography use? What do you think?
Take a look at some startling facts: of all the data transferred across the Internet, 35% is pornographic. Porn sites get more visitors each month than Netflix, Amazon, and Twitter combined. The porn industry has an annual expected global revenue of over $100 billion. With these statistics, what do we do? What should we be aware of in raising children? In today's podcast, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff discuss pornography and it's effect on our culture.
Never in the first year of dating my boyfriend did I think that he had ever struggled with pornography—not him: he was too good of a person! So when I heard that almost all men, especially college-aged men, have struggled with pornography at some time in their lives, I immediately thought, “At least not him!” I was so confident that he had never struggled with it, so I never thought to ask.
We live in a sexualized culture, and our exposure to pornography is staggering. A simple click gets us free and instantly available porn—images, videos and erotic stories—on every device we own. Ten years ago the book Pornified described how our relationships and families were being transformed by pornography. Today our exposure to pornography is in uncharted territory.
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