We’re fearless at Squadron of Sisters! We don’t shy away from tackling the big, hairy, sensitive challenges that impact marriages!! (Get your seatbelt fastened for yet another sensitive topic today!) A few days ago, I wrote about common signs that a husband might have a serious problem with pornography, but the truth is many women also struggle with porn. This is not just an issue for men. If you are one of the many Christian women caught up in viewing pornography, there is hope for you to break free of the hold it has on you.
First, you need to know how important it is to break free from porn. You probably already know that God tells us to flee sexual immorality (1 Corinthians 6:18), but did you know there is a very practical side to this as well? Just like men unintentionally condition themselves to only respond to masturbation as they view porn, women can have the same problem. If you use your hand (or other sex toys) to stimulate yourself while viewing porn, you may start conditioning yourself to only respond to masturbation. In other words, your husband may no longer be able to bring you to orgasm.
Fortunately, there are some great resources to help women who are struggling with a porn habit. Here are some websites that may help you: