You think that’s a lot of porn magazines . . . wait ’till you see how much porn is on the average teen’s computer. This year, give your teen the gift that keeps on giving the whole year: Covenant Eyes Accountability Software. Once downloaded, everywhere your teen goes online will be monitored and rated for inappropriate content. Your teen may choose “Accountability Partners”—people who will be emailed regular reports of everywhere s/he goes online. These Accountability Partners can be good friends, parents, pastors, or anyone who is committed to helping your teen stop looking at porn online. Many teens are … Continue reading →
On November 20, adult industry spokespersons launched a new political party: The Australian Sex Party. Here’s one of the party’s promotional videos: Tired of “hypocrites” and “wowsers” (an Australian slang term for an obtrusively puritanical person)? The Sex Party hopes to save their nation from such people. The woman you see in this video is the party’s convenor, Fiona Patten, the head of the Eros Association, the national adult retail and entertainment lobby group. What has triggered this new party line? Patten says the trigger has been the Australian government’s decision to place a mandatory filter on the Internet.
I recently heard a talk by Phil Monroe, a Christian Psychologist and biblical counselor who directs the Master’s counseling program at Biblical Seminary in suburban Philadelphia. He describes the cycle of addiction that any addict goes through. As someone who has really struggled with porn addiction in the past, I completely resonate with what he says and thought it gave great insight to what breaking addiction to porn looks like. The Cycle Here’s his diagram of the cycle. Simply recognizing this cycle can be a huge help in overcoming our sin: Often the cycle starts with certain triggers, external or internal … Continue reading →
Does watching sex on TV predict teen pregnancy? This was the question the nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization, the RAND Corporation, asked back in 2001. Their findings were released about a month ago. What were they? Teens who were exposed to high levels of television sexual content were twice as likely to experience a pregnancy compared with those with lower levels of exposure. To many this is no news flash. Most people understand that the media influences sexual beliefs and behaviors. But this study was the first of its kind, demonstrating a prospective link between exposure to sexual content on television … Continue reading →
Covenant Eyes accountability software is often mistaken for keystroke logging (often called “keylogging”) software. This sort of program intercepts all the keystrokes you’ve made on your computer, including sensitive information such as login names, passwords, and credit card numbers. Covenant Eyes does not do any sort of keylogging. Covenant Eyes only monitors the URL in the address bar of your Web browser. We do not monitor or record any private information.