How Porn Affects the Brain

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by Anna Malika There is no way around it—overcoming a struggle with pornography is a strenuous and sometimes a never-ending battle. Due to the fact that some of you have never experienced the thought process of someone recovering from pornography, here is a taste of it: A man turns on his computer to research where to vacation with his wife …

Update from the Porn Capital

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In 2010, with the help of our supporters, Treasures set out to secure our new office space in the middle of the porn capital of the world.   Our intention has been to build relationships, develop a stronger presence in the adult industry, and to practice “loving our neighbor as ourselves”.   I am happy to say that we have …

Porn Healthcare Clinic Re-Opens

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Porn Healthcare Clinic Re-Opens AIM, the HIV testing clinic that caters to the porn industry reopened late last week after being shut down by the Department of Health on December 9th.  This is pretty timely considering the Treasures support group starts tonight in our new office right next door!  While the Treasures office move and construction is still in progress, …

Looking for 50 People to Influence the World of Porn!

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I don’t think I am exaggerating when I say that Treasures has found the most strategic office space available for influencing the entire world of porn. As you may know, the San Fernando Valley has been named the Porn Capital of the World.  According to the HBO series Porn Valley, nearly 90% of all legally distributed pornographic films made in …

New HIV Case in the Porn World

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News of a positive HIV test from an active adult performer broke Tuesday.  And while production on new films has been halted by several major companies, plenty more are continuing to film despite the threats of the recent news.  The number of performers that have been exposed to HIV is still not known. Porn is about fantasy.  But the truth …

Are You in Love with a Sex Addict?

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  Sex addiction is a family issue.  By definition, sex addiction is a “problem in which one engages in persistent and escalating patterns of sexual behavior despite increasing negative consequences to one’s self or others (American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy).  More often than not, the negative consequences the sexually addicted person suffers impact the people they love just …

Surrendering the Canvas: Understanding Sex Addiction

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40 million adults in the U.S. regularly visit pornographic websites and 1/3 of these visitors are women. The question is “Why, and what does it have to do with us?” What I am learning about sex addiction in its various forms is that it is about avoiding relational pain. Real relationships and intimacy force us to engage with people on …