Teen Sex Addiction

Sex addiction is not restricted to any age group, but it seems to often get rooted during the teen years.  We wanted to address the teens out there in the hopes that they will join the growing numbers of people breaking free of addiction.  This page is written primarily to teens who are interested in living to please God.  If you do not know God, but are interested in learning about him, please visit our Peace with God page.  

The habits you form and the thought patterns you practice during your teen years are setting the foundations for the rest of your life.  Pornography and other "sexually-charged" material cement unforgettable memories in your mind that will affect your future marriage and sex life.  It will also corrupt your everyday thought patterns and how you relate to people.  Other consequences  can include:

These are just a few of the many possible consequences that could affect your body, mind and spirit.  Please see Consequences of Sex Sin for more info.  

Things that make your situation challenging:  Your situation as a teen has many factors that can make resisting sexual sin very difficult.  Each one of these factors is manageable with God's help. 

Sources for Help:  If you sense God prompting you to get help for your situation, I encourage you to take steps now.  The longer you delay responding to God, the more chance you have of being distracted by the temptations of the world.  Here are some sources for further help:

Truth to Remember:  The truth is the greatest weapon we have against the devil's lies.  Truth destroys the power of the lies.  Here are some key truths to keep in mind as you move forward:

Tips for success in fighting daily temptations: 

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