Saturday, July 08, 2006

Porn Addiction? 10 Reasons To Quit Today - By: Tess Marshall

1.Loving face-to-face relationships –You will never be satisfied with porn. It is important to touch, to laugh with and “be with” your partner, friends, and family. Porn addiction leaves you with a hole in your soul. Real relationships with will fill that hole.

2.Self-Respect – Are you tired of promising yourself you’ll quit porn only to find yourself dying for your next fix? Porn rewards you with self-hatred. Imagine waking up in the morning loving the way you feel about yourself and happy to be alive. That’s the life you deserve.

3.Self-Image – You probably secretly feel you are a scum bag or a big time loser. Your porn addiction will make you feel lower than a snake’s belly. Living in the shadows of addiction makes you feel unloved, unwanted and unworthy. You are none of those. You are just as deserving and loving as anybody else on the planet.

4.Fulfilled Dreams – You can’t get the pornographic images out of your head, right? You feel like you live in a black void. Freedom from porn will bring you time to use your talents, to reach your goals and become part of something bigger than yourself.

5.Achievement of Something Great – Who do you admire? Do you have a hero or heroine? You are just as capable of making a difference in the world. The fastest way to get off the pity pot is by getting back on the right track. After you get the help you need and gain the freedom you deserve. You’ll be able to make a difference in the world as well! Until then we both lose.

6.Love & Romance – Porn lacks love and romance. Until you have a healthy relationship you lose out on love and romance. Love includes, romance, kind deeds, loving thoughts and actions, and everyday pleasure and surprise. Do you really want to miss out on that?

7.Stress Free Living – When you aren’t sneaking around, lying about where and what you’ve been doing life becomes calm and peaceful. Shame and pain melt away. You don’t have to constantly worry about being found out. Imagine that!

8.Less Debt – Porn may start out free but once hooked you spend money. The porn industry gets richer and you get poorer. Think about one way more money would improve your life. Would you be willing to let go of your porn addiction to get it?

9.Time – How much time does your addiction steal from you, your friends and family? What area of your life suffers the most because you don’t give it your undivided attention? Freedom from porn can change that. Reclaim your mind body and soul. You will never be the same again.

10.Your Life – The porn industry owns you. If you don’t believe me try quitting. You probably have hundreds of times. You are 100% responsible for your life don’t waste it. You deserve the best life has to offer. Go get it!

About the Author:

Tess Marshall has a master's degree in counseling psychology and a specialty in addictions. She has over 15 years of study, research and experience in empowering people to grow personally, build authentic relationships, and finding freedom from addiction. For more information go to or

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