The problem with depression and other negative feelings is that they can be a double edged sword. When we mess up, they drag us down even further and can lead us to wallow in our mistakes. Then, even when we are doing well, they linger and keep us from getting back up.
We can get trapped under the crushing weight of blame and guilt. We get stuck walking circles around all the thoughts that keep us feeling so hopeless.
Who exactly should I talk to? Should I tell all of them, or just a couple? What if they don’t understand or judge me? And more than that, how do we get around the guilt, shame and embarrassment I feel about my addiction?
We’re not saying we have the almighty secret to finding your soulmate, but we do know one thing for sure: the person you spend your life with should be the one you want with you during the good times and the bad times.
Porn is everywhere. The media has been sexualized and porn is normalized in our day-to-day lives but also just in the simple fact that we are all walking around with instant internet access in our pocket. This is a really big deal for addicts and one of the main reasons that porn is such a powerful vice: accessibility. All it takes is a single click.