Porn Addiction: The Scary Facts Every Parent Must Be Aware Of

Posted on May 25 2015 - 6:06pm by Editorial Staff

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There’s no questioning the fact that children are born curious and as soon as they start going to school and start to get involved with company, they start to find out both good and bad stuff. One of the things that your kids will surely get a whiff off is pornography. As soon as they discover porn, they will start to watch it. And the biggest problem with today’s generation is that you can’t control any of that because almost everyone owns a digital device of some sort. Although parents can use parental control apps to block certain websites and keep check on their children. But sooner or later, kids will find to get around these apps and indulge in their guilty pleasure.

Porn Addiction can Affect Kids Psychologically

If a kid gets addicted to porn, he/she is very likely to get psychologically affected. Their thinking about sex may totally change and their expectations may become unrealistically high. And when in actuality, they will not receive such an experience; they will try to opt out of that relationship as soon as they can. In some cases, children even needed to consult different therapists that helped them getting out of the warp known as porn addiction.

Excess of Anything is Bad

The fact of the matter is – kids are going to look at porn one way or another. The situation actually starts to get worse when their whole day starts to revolve around porn. This is where you as a parent need to step in and take some action. First option is to just talk to them if they are mature enough. If you think they are still too young for a conversation like this, you can just tell them of the harms that this addiction will bring to them. Children tend to follow whatever their parents and friends say or do. And if you ignore them at this crucial time of mental development, then you only have yourself to blame for whatever happens next. If you want to leave ‘the talk’ for another day, you can simply use parental control apps to tackle the issue for the time being.

Kids’ Behavior, Way of Life and Sexual Life can be Affected

Research has shown that whenever a kid gets hooked on porn at a fairly early stage, he/she loses interest in sex altogether when he/she is all grown up. Furthermore, they are not as sensitive to other people’s feeling as one might expect. With heightened expectations from their sexual life, they are mostly left disappointed, resulting in bad behavior and even aggression. When they are not behaving well, people start to distant themselves from them, thus pushing them even deeper into the abyss. So, if you really are interested in keeping your kid in line, then you have got to make sure that you help them escape from the porn trap.

The job of parents was always difficult, but it has now become even more challenging as almost all kids have got access to internet on their digital devices which parents are have a hard time keeping an eye on. However, if you feel that your kids are watching too much porn, you can seek help from monitoring apps as they allow you to keep tabs on your children’s online activities and also enable you to block certain websites. In this digital age, this is the best available option to keep kids from becoming addicted to porn.

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