Do I really have a porn addiction?

I’ve always questioned whether I have a porn addiction. I’ve gone months and weeks without watching porn. And I only seem to watch it when I’m really stressed out. I don’t have a need to look at it every day. Some I’m wondering do I have an addiction to it. Don’t get me wrong I need to stop watching it for sure.

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It’s probably still an addiction, because it’s the thing your body wants when you’re stressed and you can’t help but give in to it

I don’t give into it all the time most of the time , I play basketball , work out or the PlayStation as a stress reliever and I notice when I don’t do one of those things I end up looking at porn.

This is the beginning…be careful always keep yourself busy

defiantly, I certainly agree with keeping myself busy

I dont think so you are addicted…addicted person just see porn for time pass or he has nothing to do…

Yeah I don’t think so you’re an addict. A porn addict would make time to watch porn even in a very busy schedule. He just can’t resist that temptation. And he’ll definitely fall for it evert time. But I would recommend you to don’t even have a glimpse of it. You’re going good , basketball, PlayStation , keeping yourself busy.

I guess that per definition of an addiction your not an addict. it’s “just” a bad behavior / habit.

I really don’t get why this came to be established as the holy grail…
He writes that he watches porn when he is stressed out. So, you say, when you are stressed because of the things you have to do, do even more.

I would say, that the exact opposite is needed in this case. If you are stressed, you need time to calm down. To focus on yourself and on happiness.

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I think you’re missing my point , I’ve resisted the temptation plenty of times. An addict is someone who can’t go a day without giving into their addiction.

I think you’re the only one who got what I was saying. I do feel like it’s a bad habit that needs to be gone.I you are absolutely correct I do need to slow down when I’m stressed out.

I think you missed interpreted what I was trying to say.

A bad behavior can turn into an addiction. Not addict is if your not thinking about porn and can go for many days. Sure you can think of girls without porn and relapse without porn and that would considered not addict if the relapse is done more than a week. Since its not the main focus. They have other stuff to do.

if bad habits or behavior is an addiction that means everyone is an addict. An addict has a need or desire to do their addiction every day.

I didn’t say a bad behavior is an addiction I just said it can turn into an addiction because of dopamine receptors.

There are levels of addicts to. There is severe addict. Medium addict and less intense addict. Severe is everyday. Medium addict is can’t last more than a week or 3 days without relapse. Less intense addict is they can last for more than a week or so. Its an example.

oh ok I understand now

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