Rådgivningstjenester i Storbritannia har merket at også jenter blir avhengige av nettporno. De første meldte seg for to år siden.

Porno og dens tilgjengelighet over alt – til enhver tid, blir et problem. Folk blir avhengige av det, som et stoff.

Ungdomskulturen har normalisert porno, og det har sannelig også mainstream-medier som NRK. Hvis man er hip skal man vite om porno. Men porno har en pris, på mange plan. NRK viste ingen slike motforestillinger i sin flørt med pornoen.

Porno inngår ellers i tv-show og reklame og er normalisert.

It was an ordinary weekday morning when Caroline first noticed how much pornography was taking over her life. With 15 minutes to go before she was due to leave for a job interview, she opened up her laptop to print off an extra copy of her CV and there, onscreen, was a grab she’d saved from pornhub.com.

«I remember the feeling of being sucked in, really wanting that two-minute fix, that numbness I got when I used porn,» says Caroline. «I was stressed out, and I risked being late for my interview, but I pressed play anyway and fast-forwarded it to the bit I wanted. It took two minutes.» But the relief was to be short-lived. «Afterwards I just hated myself for giving in and getting off on images that treated women like pieces of meat. But I kept going back.»

Although there is much debate about whether «porn addiction» even exists, Caroline, a 21-year-old English graduate, has just finished seeing a sex addiction therapist to help get her porn habit under control. Having started watching porn out of curiosity when it became available over the internet in her mid-teens, she and her mates used it as a graphic form of sex education. She saw nothing wrong with it, particularly as she was raised in a generation of girls for whom it was seen as hip and liberated to enjoy watching sex.

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