Sex Addiction Statistics

How Sex and Porn Addiction Impacts Society

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    Approximately 40 million people in the United States use the Internet for sexually-related activities 1
    25% of all search engine requests are pornography related 2
    Sex is the number 1 topic searched on the Internet 3
    15% of online porn habitués develop sexual behavior that disrupts their lives 4
    38% of adults believe it is ‘morally acceptable’ to look at pictures of nudity or explicit sexual behavior 5


How Sex and Porn Addiction Impacts Marriage

    47% of families said pornography is a problem in their home 6
    42% of surveyed adults indicated that their partner’s use of pornography made them feel insecure 7
    41% of surveyed adults admitted they felt less attractive due to their partner’s pornography use 7
    30% of surveyed adults said their partner’s use of pornography made them feel more like a sexual object 7


How Sex and Porn Addiction Impacts Jobs

    20% of men and 13% of women admitted to accessing pornography at work 8



1. Exposing Porn: Science, Religion, and the New Addiction, Paul Strand. Christian Broadcasting Network, 2004

2. Internet Pornography Statistics: 2003, David C. Bissette, Psy.D., 2004

3. Overdosing on Porn, Rebecca Hagelin., March, 2004

4. The Porn Factor, Pamela Paul. 19 January, 2004

5. Morality Continues to Decay. Barna Research Group, 3 November, 2003

6. Focus on the Family Poll, 1 October, 2003

7. Marriage Related Research, Mark A. Yarhouse, Psy.D. Christian Counseling Today, 2004 Vol. 12 No.1

8. Internet Pornography Statistics. Internet Filter Review, 2005