Pornography and Marriage in a Millennial World – Part Two

Pornography and Marriage in a Millennial World – Part Two

Part Two – Be Informed. Know the Facts

Last week we talked about the dangers of pornography in marriage from a Biblical perspective. This week let’s get informed about some of the facts surrounding this issue.

There is much debate about whether or not pornography is actually addictive, especially among those in the mental health community. Much of this is due to the fact that as more and more information surfaces, “the experts” are having a really hard time defining what an addiction even is. New technology has provided a wealth of information about how the human brain works that just isn’t what they expected. Trying to fit this new information into their old models has proven difficult, and for many of them, perplexing. They are resistant to change. (Aren’t we all?)  

When you look at the actual scientific studies, though, it’s hard to deny pornography’s addictive power. In fact, many of those who understand the intricacies of neurochemistry would tell you the evidence suggests that not only is pornography addictive, but it is more enslaving than cocaine, heroin, or alcohol! Click To Tweet And like any of those compulsions, its hold is escalating. It will sink its teeth deeper and deeper until it has ruined its victim. As simply as possible, here’s why:
Intrigued? Read the rest of this post over at The Young Wives Club here:


  1. I think the biggest problem of all with pornography is that men are trained to harm their wives. If their wives aren’t suffering excruciating pain, they are not satisfied. They are not satisfied anyway, so there is no point to putting up with physical suffering in the bedroom. I have a close friend who has permanent damage to her body because of the actions resulting from the porn use of her husband.

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      Oh, that breaks my heart Susan! I absolutely hate what this sin is doing to precious daughters and sons of God! It is truly a tragedy!

  2. Well written Esther, I shared this..

  3. I believe – also as a mental health specialist – it’s sometimes not really easy to say where the border between just spicing up your erotic life and addiction is. Always worth investigating more if you experience lack of intimacy as a result of watching erotic productions.

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      I’m sorry you feel that way. I couldn’t disagree more. I think the line is crystal clear. Objectifying other human beings for our own pleasure is not spicing anything up. It is damaging ourselves and everyone else. Besides, I don’t consider participating in slavery erotic.

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