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Why I stopped watching porn: Ran Gavrieli

Ran Gavrieli

Why I stopped watching porn: Ran Gavrieli at TEDxJaffa 2013

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SYNTHETIC SEXUALITY: TWINKIE PORN

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          What’s the difference between the experience that happens during a healthy sexual relationship with a loved one- vs. the sexual experience that occurs while interacting with ‘strangers’, using pornography? Let’s look. Fight the New Drug has published an article which gives details of the counterfeit nature of the pornography-based experience, both in terms of the…

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Porn addiction destroys relationships, lives

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A 50-year-old married physician views Internet pornography for hours at his home, masturbating five to seven times a day, then begins surfing porn sites at the office and risks destroying his career. Another man spends many hours a day downloading porn, filling multiple hard drives, and devotes a separate computer just to pornography. A married couple view…

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Captivating With Color

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That old devil, he’s a tricky guy. He knows how color captures the eye. Porn, especially the print variety, uses a lot of color. The human brain is attracted to that kind of stimulation.   Recognizing things like this- how the mind works, helps.   Put some color up around your desk, your dresser, etc. That helps your brain…

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I resist. Again.

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When I am most tempted, I guess I’m like an old drunk dreaming of returning to the bottle. I know what I could get if I return to porn. It’d be good. It would be fulfilling. Yes it would be good. For that short time. I’d have all the women again, at my disposal. The emotional thrill….

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Your Brain On Porn: Why Evolution has not Prepared your Brain for Today’s Internet Porn

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this article is reprinted with permission from Your Brain on Porn What happens when you drop a male rat into a cage with a receptive female rat? First, you see a frenzy of copulation. Then, progressively, the male tires of that particular female. Even if she wants more, he has had enough. However, replace the…

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Porn and the dinner table

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What do porn and a dinner table have in common? Both involve community- sharing a meal brings people together. Pornography brings people together, in a way- mentally or spiritually, if you will. Sharing a meal- tradition and biblical example In most every culture, sharing a meal together is practiced and rightfully enjoyed- a healthy ritual. Some cultures regard…

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A fellow missionary helped guide him away from his Internet porn addiction

Sex Addiction in the Church book

excerpted from the book Sex Addiction in the Church-12 Christian Men Share Their Stories of Recovery, edited by Steve Steele. Quarry Press, Dallas, Texas. Used with permission. Coming from my background who would’ve thought that I would be addicted to Internet pornography? That I would take this addiction into the mission field? I am, first…

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Our God Heals

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God heals our desire for porn. Over time. As long as we’re doing our part. Removing temptations, changing how we think, etc. Your brain is a powerful machine. Re-programming your machine is a process; not usually a quick fix. Why is that? Because a porn habit grips a man in ways other than simply physical. And…

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Your imagination is the preview of your life’s coming attractions

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Do you believe you can create or change things in your life through your thoughts and imagination? Of course you can. You did it as a kid. Kids are encouraged to dream and to think creatively. As an adult we typically don’t do so much of that. “Your imagination is the preview of your life’s coming attractions”…

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