Treatment and Healing of Sexual and Pornographic Addictions, by Dr. Victor B. Cline
Article by Dr. Victor B. Cline, a psychotherapist specializing in family/marital counseling and sexual addictions. He is also Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Utah.
Freedom From Porn
There are a number of resources towards achieving freedom from porn, which we have linked below. The King’s Men highly recommend the following steps:
Treatment and Healing of Sexual and Pornographic Addictions
“In over 25 years I have treated approximately 350 males afflicted with sexual addictions (or sometimes referred to as sexual compulsions). In about 94% of the cases I have found that pornography was a contributor, facilitator or direct causal agent in the acquiring of these sexual illnesses. I note that Patrick Carnes, the leading U.S. researcher in this area, reports similar findings. In his research on nearly 1000 sex addicts, as reported in his Don’t Call it Love: Recovery from Sexual Addictions (Bantam Books, 1991): ‘Among all addicts surveyed 90% of the men and 77% of the women reported pornography as significant to their addiction.’…”
A Journey to Freedom from Pornography
“The stories vary. But the problem is the same. Sexual desire—one of God’s great gifts—gone awry. A wife walks in on her husband checking e-mail and discovers him viewing x-rated images. A veteran youth pastor is discovered using the church computer to download sexually explicit pictures and videos. A businessman travels out of town resolving one more time not to watch “adult” movies in his hotel room, but good intentions fall short—again….”
If you or someone you know is addicted to pornography, reach out now to get started on the path to recovery.