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Is watching porn bad for you? What happens when you drop a male rat into a cage with a receptive female rat?

Is watching porn bad for you?

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 original female with a fresh one, and the male immediately revives and gallantly struggles to fertilise her. You can repeat this process with fresh females until he is completely wiped out.Tweet This This is called the Coolidge effect—the automatic response to novel mates. In the last couple of years studies have been showing an increase in sexual problems among young males. The specific numbers are unknown since it has been difficult to do proper research.

Sexting - why it’s a bad idea. Sexting has been in the news a lot lately.

Sexting - why it’s a bad idea

Australia's first ''sexting'' case is before the Law Courts at the moment. Damien Eades has been charged with possession of child pornography because a 13 year-old girl sent naked photos of herself to his phone. And there is a new government ad campaign warning young people about the dangers of sexting ( While there are no reliable statistics on the prevalence of sexting in Australia, a 2008 US study showed that around 39 per cent of teens had seen sexually suggestive text messages or emails that were originally meant for someone else. The story is probably very similar in Australia. Sexting in a Christian World. Posted by Cecil Maranville on June 29, 2011.

Sexting in a Christian World

Is sexting a sin? Question: "Is sexting a sin?

Is sexting a sin?

" Answer: “Sexting” is obscene texting. It is the act of sending sexually explicit messages and/or photographs, usually between mobile phones. Unplugging Pornography. Dear Jeffrey, Thanks for coming to Ichthus Festival again.

Unplugging Pornography

Man, I love hearing you speak. Addiction Alters Your Brain. Candeo Co-Founder, Bernell Christensen As I was looking over some of my files on the “science of addiction,” I came across an old Time Magazine article titled, ADDICTED: WHY DO PEOPLE GET HOOKED?

Addiction Alters Your Brain

(See here for article) Written more than 10 years ago, the article cited some of the “cutting-edge” research in the area of the “brain science” behind addiction. What's the big deal about sexting? From the team: Most of our posts on are carefully worded so as to protect the innocent.

What's the big deal about sexting?

Most of the time we’re thinking G. This is a PG-13 post. You might want to ask your mom before you keep going if you should read this. Let your mom be your friend and screen your post. Good practice to do anyway! Monday, I told you Aly’s story. Aly wants to share her story with other young women so that they can avoid the traps that ensnared her. Apple Takes a Bite Out of Sexting. Facing the Dangers of Sexting in the World Today. ShareThis Where are you right now?

Facing the Dangers of Sexting in the World Today

Sitting at your computer at home? In a coffee shop with Wi-Fi, on your laptop or tablet? Using your smartphone to access the Internet from wherever? The Science of Overcoming Pornography Addiction. Church Teens Not Immune to Sexting. December 29, 2011|5:55 pm As sexting becomes more and more popular among teens today, ministry leaders are faced with new challenges to help their youth groups not fall prey to the rising trend.

Church Teens Not Immune to Sexting

Pastor Neal Benson, who serves as the pastor of discipleship at South Hills Church Community in Henderson, Nev., and has been leading students for over nine years, told The Christian Post that students often regretted their actions. “I recall speaking with a high school sophomore (with a female leader in our presence) to discuss the pain she has felt from sexting,” Benson shared.

“There is embarrassment afterward when the entire school (maybe not the whole school) has seen you naked.” He felt that teens who were involved in sexting were usually not deeply connected with their family; otherwise they would not partake in the act. “Sexting will continue as long as parents stay disengaged from their children,” he explained to CP. Dirty Girls Ministries. What’s the problem with pornography? Pornography - a big issue When it comes to thinking about how to live as a Christian, pornography is one of the most talked about topics that comes up.

What’s the problem with pornography?

And you can guarantee that when you hear pornography being talked about in Christian circles, we're told that it's bad because: It's lust It's not living the Bible's way The answer is accountability - signing up for Covenant Eyes, meeting regularly with an accountability buddy (someone you will talk about your struggles with and pray with). Without undermining the value of Covenant Eyes and accountability, it's always seemed to me like a helpful step in the right direction, but ultimately not enough of a real answer to effectively deal with the temptation of porn. The issue is bigger than lust and disobeying the rules of the Bible - faith is richer and deeper than simply obedience. A problem for men and momen But pornography has a stronger message still; about what it means to be male and female. How God views people. A Christian Woman's Journey Out of Porn. May 12, 2011|5:05 pm. Counted Righteous: An unspoken struggle.

Monday, 18 April 2011 An unspoken struggle - Christian Women addicted to Pornography Jesus says in Mathew 5:28, “But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart. The Secret Women's Porn Problem. Thank You - Thank You Am I addicted? Thank you! Your Name: Your Email: To complete the test, answer each question by placing a check in the appropriate yes/no column. Also, we are going to send you a FREE ebook after you take the short test. How to Stop Porn Addiction - Help Overcoming Pornography. Time-Tested Tactics for Fighting Temptation. He was a Cambridge educated pastor of a Congregationalist church near Boston for more than fifty years. But he is remembered primarily for his cross-cultural missions.

John Eliot (1604–1690) ventured “outside the camp” (Hebrews 13:13) to minister among the Algonquin and other tribes of the colonial eastern seaboard and helped produce the first complete Bible in an American language. Besides the publication of catechisms and language learning tools in the Algonquin tongue, Eliot also translated three Puritan devotional classics for use by Native Christians. His longest extant original composition in English is titled, The Harmony of the Gospels, in the Holy History of the Humiliation and Sufferings of Jesus Christ, from His Incarnation to His Death and Burial (1678). Ammunition for the Fight Against Porn. Pornography is a multi-billion dollar industry, the largest online. Some statistics suggest that nearly 70% of all men ages 18–24 view porn at least once a week, which is not to mention the struggle among Gen Xers, and increasingly among women.

This is not a light matter. Porn is an outrageous sin against God and his image-bearers, including your own body. But we are not without guidance. Through God’s word, specifically 1 Corinthians 5–7, he shows us how to deal with porn and other sexual sins. The church of Corinth was tainted by diverse sexual perversions. Paul addresses this problem by giving the church theological truths that, if embraced, will dethrone all forms of sexual immorality from our hearts. The Needed Ammunition Paul’s two-fold imperative for the Church is to flee sexual immorality and glorify God with your body (1 Corinthians 6:18–20). Is pornography a drug? Porn Harms. Sincerely Freedom (Porn Kills, Jesus Saves) Take 10 minutes and listen to this spoken word. I'm a Christian Girl Dealing With a Porn Addiction. I’m sure you already understand your prayer life is your connection to God.