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Sex Addiction Linked to Porn Exposure in Early Teen Years

In years’ past, the first exposure of teens to sex often occurred through school sex education programs and the occasional access to a pornographic magazine.

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Apps That May Encourage Teens to Sext Gaining Attention

Experts fear three specific apps could make it easier for teens to get involved with sexting – and getting involved with sexting can put teens at a higher risk for cyberbullying, sexual relationships with strangers and even chronic depression.

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Sexcasting Escalates Sexting to New Level

Teens who sext are taking the habit to a whole new level of risk, creating and sending sexual video content across platforms like YouTube with their cell phones – known as "sexcasting." Most are unaware of the dangers, along with the reality that content placed online is never truly private and can remain online forever.

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Porn Addiction Can Lead to Sexual Dissatisfaction, Divorce

It’s more than just watching porn, say experts. Many partners in a relationship are either knowingly or unknowingly putting pressures on their spouse or partner to behave like the images depicted, or are contributing to serious relationship struggles through their porn viewing.

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Parenting a Victim of Childhood Sexual Assault

Unfortunately, children do not come with instruction manuals. It can be quite a challenge to know what a young child needs sometimes, as they themselves may not really know. When your child is also a victim of sexual abuse, you may be wishing for that magic recipe to tell you exactly what he/she needs so you do not cause them any undue suffering.

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A Teen Who Sexts is Probably Also Having Sex

Sexting may be just the start when it comes to teens and having sex, according to recent research studies.

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“Sexting” on Increase Among Adolescents

New research shows the prevalence of "sexting" among teens is on the rise. Sexting is the act of adolescents sending nude photos of themselves or other text messages through SMS that are sexually explicit.

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iPhone App May Encourage Casual Encounters That Turn Into Sex

Blendr: Some iPhone users already have it. Some are considering it. Some say they’ll never download it.

The much-debated iPhone application called Blendr continues to be a focus of serious concern and conversation among experts, who fear the app is contributing to higher numbers of sex with near-strangers and could be fueling some people’s sexual addictions.

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College-Aged Students May Become Desensitized to Real-Life Relationships Due to Cybersex

Why has cybersex grown so rapidly in recent years from a somewhat obscure term into a common part of many people’s conversations? A recent blog on the Winnipeg Free Press says the answer is found in one word – anonymity.

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New Filtering Tool May Prevent Surprise Findings of Online Pornography at Home

Spouses whose partners have been involved with an online pornography addiction call it a true “invader,” and describe the deep destruction and emotional pain the addiction causes. Now a new online filtering tool can help notify others in the household if a computer has been used to access pornographic materials, possibly bringing a porn addiction or sexual addiction into the light before it escalates even further.

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