I Gave Up Sugar to Help a Friend Struggling With Porn

I Gave Up Sugar to Help a Friend Struggling With Porn

As the old adage goes: Before you judge someone walk a mile in their shoes. If you've ever watched a friend struggling with porn you know how hard it can be to empathize. In fact, at times you may feel like to throwing your hands in the air and shouting  —"Just get over it already!"  One of our main objectives at Parents Aware is to promote understanding about the addictive nature of pornography. That's because there are thousands of teens and young adults joining different recovery programs every year. Many were introduced to porn as kids. They stumbled across it online. One curiosity led to another and before long they were hooked. Now they are looking for support to break free. In this post I’ll draw an analogy between sugar and porn. I'll also explain why giving up sugar is a way for me to walk a mile in the shoes of another. What the brain craves When someone decides they want to remove porn from their...
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