Confessions of An Addict

When I was in college I seriously dated a boy who, I discovered, had a serious problem.

We'd been together for awhile when he finally felt like he should come clean with me. He was addicted to pornography. In fact, he'd been sent home early from his mission for it, and was in the church's 12 step program. Then he dropped the big bomb: He wasn't sure that he wanted to continue the program, because he wasn't sure he wanted to give up his beloved porn. When I gave him the ultimatum, either me or the smut, he wanted both. So, I showed him the door.

My husband saw his first R-rated movie at the age of seven. He was watching it with his parents.

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