Brian Armstrong is a clinical social worker at LDS Family Services in charge of the counseling and addiction recovery programs. As we continue our discussion on various types of addictions this month, highlighted in our new Mormon Channel video series, 12 Steps to Change , Brian shares his insights with us on how you can best overcome a pornography addiction. What works when it comes to treating pornography addiction? You may have asked this question for yourself or for a loved one. Here are some of my observations as a mental health professional. A few years ago, I had the opportunity of co-facilitating a pornography treatment group.
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Book covers in this column are Amazon-linked off-site. For over twenty million Americans pornography is a significant part of their life, addictive and steady. Porn Nation is based on the true story of Michael Leahy, who was himself a sex addict who only came to terms with his problem after losing his marriage and children. It takes the point home to each of us who may struggle with or have struggled with, this addiction, which can be as difficult to break as smoking or heroin.
B elieve it or not, even Christians are struggling with pornography. Pastors are not immune either. Women are increasingly becoming addicted to pornography at an alarming rate. What can be done to overcome such a stronghold? What weapons can we employ to fight this mind-numbing addiction?