Day 8: Blame It On the Brain?
It’s Day 8 of the Challenge, and today we are going to get medical: how does porn use impact our bodies and our brains?
It shouldn’t surprise us that pornography might have a negative impact on us physiologically. Paul wrote that the sexually immoral person sins “against his own body” (1 Cor. 6:18). This is one of the great negative motivators for fleeing from porn: we avoid porn knowing the damage it can do to us.
Read “Brain Chemicals and Porn Addiction: Science Shows How Porn Harms Us.” In it you’ll learn just a little about how we are wired sexually and how pornography hijacks our natural drives and warps them.
Remember: After reading the article, take some time to write down the most memorable take-aways in your 40 Day Challenge Journal. Make sure to fill out your self-assessment charts for the day as well.