Signs your hubby may have porn problem

In case you weren’t yet aware, pornography is a gigantic cancer that is rapidly destroying marriages and entire families.  Hundreds of millions of men regularly view pornography (and many women too), and even among Christian men, the problem is rampant.  Goodness, even a majority of pastors admit to struggling with temptations to view porn.  Back in 2001, a survey found that 54% of pastors had viewed pornography in the past year.  I’m sure the numbers are much higher these days.

Why is pornography such a big deal?  Well, marriage counselors will tell you, and I will tell you from counseling many women in crisis in their marriages, that pornography usage almost always escalates into something truly horrific.  When a man starts viewing pornography, he almost always progresses to more and more perverse pornography as he chases that “buzz” from viewing something sexually arousing.  Unfortunately, in many cases, the man can no longer get his “fix” from pornography and ends up committing sexual acts outside of marriage.  In either case, the marriage is often destroyed and families are torn apart.

What are some signs of a possible porn problem for your husband?   Some common signs include no longer being interested in sex with you, coming to bed after you or exiting the bedroom in the middle of the night, and requesting increasingly perverse or odd sex acts from you.  If you notice some of these signs, it may be time to have a serious talk with your husband.  However, don’t approach him as an enemy.  Approach him in love, as his helper. Remember, in Genesis 2:18, God says “It is not good for man to be alone; I will make a helper suitable for him.”  Approach your husband kindly but firmly, and let him know you want to help him tackle this problem that could harm both him and your family.

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  1. My dad had a porn addiction and it greatly affected all of the family especially us kids. I know it affected me greatly. I am thankful it was ore internet because I think it could have been way worse. My mom tried to help him, but he was too far gone. He would get angry at her and then the screaming began. This was not fun for us kids. They stayed married; 60 years. I don’t know how children can be protected because if it is your father, even if the mom leaves, he is still in your life. Pray, pray, pray to God who raises from the dead, Who calms the sea, Who can turn a king’s heart (Proverbs 21:1). There is hope!

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