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What to Do When Your Partner Is Addicted to Porn

Not much is known about addiction to pornography—not the numbers of people affected or  even the precise definition. There just isn't a body of research surrounding the issue.

"There is a real dearth of good, evidence-based therapeutic literature," says Dr. Valerie Voon, a neuropsychiatrist at the University of Cambridge in this article.

The relatively recent advent of the Internet has revolutionized the world of porn, serving up raw, unfiltered, hard-core and nonstop stimulation. The result is a cohort of (mostly) men who have become addicted and desensitized to the dopamine rush of a constant barrage of online porn. 

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