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Hear me out because this is somewhat work related. i think I’m a porn addict. This probably has been going since I was a teen but now that we are wfh this actually affecting me at work. Did anyone experienced the same thing? How did you cooe?

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Just wait until you’re in your 50s. You won’t care about any of it anymore. That said, it can steal time from healthier pursuits. I dont know if you can ever walk away from an evil… maybe aim toward moderation at least. Complete deprivation may make it worse.

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To some extent, addiction is addiction, regardless of drug. I had this issue with alcohol this pandemic. I found a support group. For me, trying to moderate was worse than just not doing it. But anything that is interfering with your ability to focus on other things and stressing you out is worth addressing.

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