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Bored to Porn Addiction

Maybe "Bored to death" is an exaggeration but "bored to addiction" may not be so far from the truth! To the uninitiated it seems unlikely that such a mundane feeling as boredom could lead to a life changing problem as an addiction. However, feelings and emotions are often at the root of an addiction. Ignoring feelings can inhibit a person from overcome their addiction. Read: … [Read More...]

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The Ultimate New Years Resolution 2014: Freedom from Porn

The western world is celebrating the new year. As always this is the time that many people begin to plan for the New Year and make New Year’s Resolutions. As always … [Read More...]

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How to Have Wet Dreams A.K.A Nocturnal Emissions

Perhaps one of the most enjoyable benefits of being free from porn and free from masturbation is the benefit of wet dreams. Wet dreams, also called Nocturnal … [Read More...]

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Easier to Quit Porn All the Way

It will be easier for you to give up porn and masturbation completely than to have one day off a week or some other type of arrangement where you justify having a relapse. The reason is that the brain, and more specifically, the Limbic System views porn as … [Read More...]

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Top 3 Excuses Porn Addicts Use to Stay Addicted

Do you use these excuses? Do you know someone who does? Let’s analyze these excuses and how they hold you back from living a porn free life. 1. All men watch pornography. Boys will be boys. 2. Pornography doesn't affect me. 3. It’s impossible to … [Read More...]

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How Long Does It Take to Quit Porn Addiction?

The RAMP Solution has a target goal of 8 months for porn recovery. This might seem excessive for some, and it very might well be. However, there is an advantage to those who are prepared for the long haul. For example, if it takes you 4 months or 6 months to … [Read More...]

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Brain Changes Shape – Steps to Recovery

If you are familiar with AA meetings (Alcoholics Anonymous) then you are probably familiar with the phrase, “once an addict always an addict.” This phrase can be overly simplest for something that is complex. It is used to describe a process that has many … [Read More...]

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Imagining Pornstars as Sisters, Daughters or Mothers Does NOT Cure Porn Addiction

In my youth I was told by well meaning people from church that a good way to avoid porn is to realize that the women in porn are someone’s sister, someone’s daughter or someone’s mother. “What if that was your sister, daughter or mother on the monitor? Would … [Read More...]

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Jesus Tempted

Before I begin, I want to clarify that the RAMP Solution to porn addiction is not religious based meaning that the RAMP Solution does not cure porn addiction with prayer or scripture study. The RAMP Solution teaches how the brain became addicted and then gives … [Read More...]

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The Coolidge Effect

This is a very interesting phenomenon of the brain’s wiring for sex. It is believed to be in most if not all mammals which include humans. The idea is that a male who has had sex with a partner will have less desire to copulate again with the same female, … [Read More...]

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The RAMP Solution to Porn Addiction: A Brief Overview

The Goal The goal is to stop watching porn and masturbation. The goal is to achieve the many benefits of living a porn free life. (Read: Get the RAMP Solution to Porn Addiction) The Problem The RAMP Solution to pornography addiction focuses on … [Read More...]

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Teens & Porn: Why Teens Are Most Susceptible to Porn Addiction

Most of us who suffer or have suffered from porn addiction formed the addiction in our teen years. In fact I would say the vast majority of people formed their compulsion during their teen years. Why is that the case? Why are teenagers at such a high risk … [Read More...]

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Can I Become Addicted to Sex or Wet Dreams?

It is true that porn uses the same brain wiring to create chemical releases as sex and wet dreams. However, there is a decisive difference between porn and the more healthy uses of sex. And that is focus and control. Porn With porn you almost have … [Read More...]

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Compulsion or Addiction?

Columbia University’s short answer to the difference between a compulsion and an addiction is as follows: The distinction between a compulsion and an addiction is a fine one because the terms are sometimes misused and the medical profession's conception of … [Read More...]

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Exercise the Atomic Bomb in the War Against the Limbic System

Exercise has been mentioned in other parts of this website (read: Buy Yourself Some Time). However, it certainly deserves its own post dedicated just to exercise. It can be a significant factor in speeding up your recovery. Can you recover without exercise? … [Read More...]

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Does Pornography Create Pedophiles?

The possibility of becoming a pedophile from your porn addiction is a possibility. Of course most will not go that route but the possibility is out there. It is probably more likely that you could become a pedophile from your addiction than if you were porn … [Read More...]

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Sexual Desires: Essential to an Enjoyable Life

The goal of the RAMP program is not to turn you into a eunuch. It is not to turn off the sexual desire but to harness it and to rein it in to where it is acceptable and useful to your everyday life. Sexual desire is a powerful motivator. There is a great … [Read More...]

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Women with Porn Addiction

Women with Porn Addiction This website is written from the standpoint that most people with a porn compulsion will be men. However, that is not to say that women will not fall into the trap as well. According to one statistic 17% of women will suffer from … [Read More...]

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Will Marriage Help Me Quit Porn?

The short answer is “no!” The long answer is below: The idea has logic. The idea that once married, the addicted person will have an outlet for sex. It is statistically true that married men have more regular and consistent sex than unmarried men. So … [Read More...]

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Why Free Porn Is Hard to Quit; the Triple-A Engine

Why is porn so hard to quit? The reasons are availability, anonymity and affordability now called “triple-A engine” by Dr. Al Cooper. The internet has critically changed the way porn is now accessed. With previous generations you had to physically buy … [Read More...]

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Why Signing Contracts or Promises Are Counterproductive

Signing contracts or promising never to watch porn seems like a good idea especially to the other person in the relationship who does not have the compulsion. It seems logical. However, with a compulsion as strong as pornography and how it works with the … [Read More...]

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Buy Yourself Some Time

Sometimes when you have a trigger you are not going to know what the appropriate modifying behavior needs to be. Sometimes a trigger will catch you off guard when you have not been monitoring your mood. Your best chance to avoiding the slip is to use the … [Read More...]

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Keep a Journal

Don’t think of this as a quirky or girlie activity. This journal is for scientific purposes. The journal will be used to document your progress and will help you see patterns in your triggers. Triggers (read: Triggers and the Acronym TROUBLED) tend to … [Read More...]

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Clint Eastwood Versus Richard Simmons

We all know who wins, Clint Eastwood. And 99.99% of the people reading this will agree that Clint Eastwood wins. Wins at what, you might ask? It doesn't matter, Clint Eastwood wins. Most likely most of us, the vast majority, would identify ourselves more with … [Read More...]

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Triggers and the Acronym TROUBLED

What are triggers? Triggers are events that trigger your craving for porn. Triggers create that moment when the brain begins to pump a small amount of chemicals in anticipation of acting out on the addiction. You will often feel slight uptick in your heart … [Read More...]

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How to Talk to Your Mind

Your mind is unbelievably fast. It can process complex and imaginary thoughts in fractions of a second. It can create images that it has never seen before. Because of the speed at which the mind functions it can be heavily influenced by suggestion. Here is … [Read More...]

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Man Wants to Divorce Wife so He Can Watch Porn

I shameless go onto Yahoo Answers occasionally to promote my views on pornography. A while back I came upon the above question and answer. I was a little disturbed by it. But it does show the natural man and the power of this compulsion to change our lives for … [Read More...]

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Porn Is NOT Your Problem: Brain Chemicals Are

It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles; if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one; if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled … [Read More...]

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Why Filters Won’t Work

Ever tried a porn filter? A porn filter has its purpose and is ideal for some situations. I would say it is something you would want for under aged users of the internet, maybe for their tablet or laptop. It is a smart thing to do for under aged users of the … [Read More...]

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Wife Caught Me Watching Porn!

Wife caught me watching porn! This can be an awkward situation to say the least. What do you do in that situation? Most likely her reaction will not be a pleasant one. And her being female she will have little to no possibility in understanding the … [Read More...]

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Religion’s Duality: How It Causes and Cures Porn Addiction

Religion and how it creates and cures porn addiction Hear me out on this one. And before I begin, let me say that I think religion overall is much more beneficial than it is detrimental. However, you should know how your religious beliefs affect your … [Read More...]

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The Downward Spiral Versus Praise and Affirmations

When I think of downward spiral my first thought is of a whirlpool. Or draining a tub where right above the drain a whirlpool will develop that sucks everything down to some black abyss. Or I think of an airplane at an air show that is spiraling down towards … [Read More...]

Quit Porn Today!

Be Porn Free! Quit Porn Addiction Today! Tired of Porn? Tired of feeling ashamed of your porn use? Just plan tired? Live your life like never before by quitting porn for good! The secret is not avoiding porn but healing the mind so that the cravings … [Read More...]