If anyone ever tells you porn is not addictive, they are a liar!.

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    im addicted to it, and i have a filter on my computer on my computer, that finally once and for all prevents me from watching it, but dont kid yourself. If you watch porn, it will eventually destroy your life, maybe not today, maybe not tommorrow, but is like crack, or heroin, you get a high, and you come down fast.
     
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    It, like anything else, is addictive only if you have an addictive personality.
     
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    Thanks for sharing, interesting stuff!

    Addicted to porn doesn't sound too dangerous. Did it disrupt your work or social life? Or did it have an impact on your health?

    As Bullypulpit said almost anything can become an addiction, but some things doesn't matter too much. Some things are even considered good. Like working or training sports.

    So, your self-applied filter worked?

    I am addicted to nicotine (Not smoking). I see it as costly but not too dangerous. So I don't care about it. I have been stopped sometimes (loss of access) with no major problems, but have never succeeded in stopping myself. Tried once "for fun" and it didn't last a week! (that is how I know I am an addict).
     
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    Call me coldhearted but I don’t believe in this thing called “addiction”. Things that you do are based on choices that you make. If you don’t want to read porn, then don’t get porn. If you don’t want to smoke, don’t pick up a cigarette. If cigarettes are that tempting, make your hands into fists. It is difficult for fists to pick up cigarettes. Addictions are noting more than choices for the same think. Make a choice to not do the same thing and you will not be an addict to it. Nothing personal, but I think that “addiction” is just a wimpish cop-out – a simple lack of a making a true choice and sticking to it. It is lack of will power. The bottom line is that if you don’t want to continue doing something, then don’t do it!
     
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    Most psychologists will disagree with you. Adiction is no purely psychological. It is also very bilogical as well. You can almost think of addiction as what your body beleives to be normal. People who smoke get craveings because their bodies tell them they need to have it because not haveing it puts there body in a state it isn't used to. Truthfully they do. Ever observed a herione addict forced to quit cold turkey? They have become so addicted to it that they are more normal on the drig then not.

    P.S. I am addicted to Diet Coke
     
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    Yeah. I see what you are saying but I still do not buy it. It comes down do choice and discipline. When I exercise strenuously, I feel sore. My body is in a state that I is not used to. So what? If you know deep down what is good for you and then do what is good for you, of course your body is going to change but you stay with it.
     
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    I agree with you. The very fact that some people have been "addicted" to a drug, overcame it's power, and have gone 10, 20, 30 years without touching it again, proves that it's all up to you. It's free will. You don't HAVE to pick up that pipe, if you don't want to.
     
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    i agree with that as well. Really it's the mental part of you that knows better when it comes to dangerous addictions. Your brain knows better. When you're sober or not high you can reason that the behavior is pretty stupid. And and that point, as you say it comes down to choice or more specifically willpower. But the chemical make up of your body has changed such that it needs the fix to feel normal.
     
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    porn is nasty it is not going to destroy everones life...but its really nasty shit
     

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