Just like addictive drugs alter a person's mental reality so does online porn addiction. Internet pornography is running prevalent in today's society, hooking the young and the old everywhere. This is because of great accessibility. Substance based hard drugs are even harder to obtain compared to accessing porn websites. In the modern age we are literally carrying computers in our pockets, so accessibility is not an issue. In the US alone, pornography is estimated to generate about 13 billion...
For years, the term "addiction" referred only to the compulsive use of drugs including alcohol and narcotics. Nowadays, the understanding of addiction has grown, and it now covers behaviors (e.g., gambling), substances, and even necessary everyday activities such as eating and exercising.