How do I know if I have a porn addiction?

In the following three sections we’ll look at common physical, mental and emotional signs and symptoms of porn addiction. As you read through these sections you might find that many of these signs and symptoms hit home for you. It’s normal to feel anxious and worried if you recognize yourself being described below. However, it’s important to know that many men have overcome their addiction to porn and gone on to have healthy and fulfilling sex lives.

In later sections, we’ll discuss how porn addiction can be addressed and how you can learn to ‘reboot’ your sexual experience so that you can start to overcome negative signs and symptoms. So, what are some of the common signs of porn addiction?

One of the key ways to know that your porn use is a problem is if you find it is interfering with your life and you’re struggling to control your use even when you want to. This, in itself, indicates there’s a problem.

But there are also many other signs that men who are addicted to porn find commonly occur:


If you are experiencing these kinds of symptoms it could be likely that your porn habit has become or is becoming an addiction.