Russell Brand. Way to step up. Who better to tell us the damage done by pornography than someone who’s been there, done that and shares his open and honest viewpoint.
“Our attitudes towards sex have become warped and perverted,” Brand ranted, “and have deviated from its true function as an expression of love and a means for procreation. Because our acculturation—the way we’ve designed it and expressed it—has become really, really, confused.”
If you are ticked off and don’t want to read further, I understand. This topic is getting a lot of noise lately (yes 50 Shades of Grey, and yes that should be addressed too. Anything that is hindering the intimacy between spouses needs to be addressed.)
Is this topic hitting close to home?
We have spent a lot of time in the Fire Wife Sisterhood group healing wounds that were ripped open by pornography. Wives who’s husbands have no drive for them because it’s been ruined by pornography. Maybe there’s an interest to be with his wife but an inability to finish because yes, pornography has that effect. Nice huh?
And don’t forget our youth. Pornography is so readily available these days. And those teen and pre-teen minds are incredibly impressionable. If you have a boy, read these books.
In this book neuroscientist and researcher William Struthers explains how pornography affects the male brain and what we can do about it. Because we are embodied beings, viewing pornography changes how the brain works, how we form memories and make attachments. By better understanding the biological realities of our sexual development, we can cultivate healthier sexual perspectives and interpersonal relationships.
Pornography chemically alters the brain. There are things that cannot be unseen.
I’m not here to judge nor beat you over the head. I want to enlighten everyone to these facts and encourage you to really see the effects that pornography is having on your marriage and your personal well being.
So glad to see this important message coming from so many influencers in our world. We don’t want it to stop there…
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