About the author, Brad Hambrick

Brad Hambrick is Pastor of Counseling at The Summit Church in Durham, North Carolina. Brad also serves as a Council Board member with the Biblical Counseling Coalition and adjunct professor of biblical counseling at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Brad has been married to his wife Sallie since 1999 and has two wonderful boys.​

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Your Brain on Porn

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Watching just 5 hours of porn has been proven to significantly change people's sexual beliefs and attitudes. Find out 5 distinct ways that porn warps your brain, as well as 5 biblical ways to renew your mind and find freedom.

5 thoughts on “6 Ways Watching Porn Affects Your Mental Health

  1. The read has been quite interesting and I have really related to it. Many a times people brush off porn as something too insignificant for them to consider the effects of its consumption. Clearly, the effects are quite adverse and I also believe that these are just but a few of the many adverse effects of viewing pornographic material.

    And let me not forget to appreciate the insightful explanation of the topic at the beginning of this piece. This is something very important and worth remembering.
    God bless you for the great work your doing and may His merciful love be with you and remain with you forever.
    Kind regards.
    Lazarus Kioko.

  2. Thank you, Brad for your post. Even as an employee at CE who is familiar with the issues, I find your writing to be so clear and helpful. May God bless your work!

  3. Of course porn or any immoral thoughts and or actions affect our mental health, thus God gave them up to a debased mind and the direct effect of immoral decisions which follow; action, is depicted all over the Bible starting with the first decision acted upon by Eve and thus Adam and the rest of fallen mankind. Refusing to acknowledge sin entertained in our minds via porn can and inevitably affect our mental, cognitive, rational, emotional thought is folly. The (spoken word) breathed life into our being, cause and effect are always linked, mind and the desperately wicked heart are inexplicablly tied together, So as a man thinks, he is…

  4. The six ways mentions are incredibly obvious. But that is what makes them so difficult to read. Yes each one of them makes a huge difference in their but collectively have an incredible impact. Many thanks and appreciation for putting them together for me to take a look at today. Again seems obvious but always beneficial to see in print.

  5. Great post!
    Indeed, porn does affect our mental health, especially if one is addicted to watching it! One reason to watch porn is an educational purpose. Nonetheless, there are risks and consequences are inevitable in that case. We can’t overcome consequences of it. It has its soft power and alters our’s mental health. According to statistics, such an addiction is most spread among men. The purpose of watching it is well known. We are all humans and we are ruled by our passions.
    Thanks for sharing such a comprehensive post!

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