In our recent study of over 1300 Christian men and women in our online community, 77% of the men and 24% of women confessed to watching pornography regularly. Here are our current stats as of September 2015.


Relationship Status

Single - 68%
In a relationship - 13%
Cohabiting (living together) - 1%
Engaged - 2%
Married - 14%
Separated - 1%
Divorced - 2%

Were you ever a victim of any of the following?

Sexual Harassment - 34%
Sexual Assault - 22%
Sexual Abuse or Rape - 46%
Physical Abuse - 32%
Voyeurism (Peeping Tom) - 12%
Child Pornography - 9%
Incest - 21%
Human Sex Trafficking - 1%

When did you begin viewing pornography?

7 years or younger - 7%
8-10 years old - 20%
11-13 year old - 37%
13-15 years old - 21%
15-18 years old - 8%
18 or older - 4%

How did you discover the pornography?

I found my father's stash  -10%
I found my mother's stash - 2%
A friend introduced me - 28%
I searched it on the internet - 27%
Something popped up on the internet - 12%

Today, are you still actively viewing pornography?

Yes - 77%
No - 24%

Where do you access pornography?

PC, Laptop or Tablet - 56%
Smartphone - 82%
Cable TV - 5%
DVD - 3%
Magazines - 1%

If you are married, does your spouse know you actively view pornography?

Yes - 23.%
No - 77%

If you are married, how did your spouse discover you were viewing pornography?

I was caught in the act - 14%
My porn stash was found - 3%  
Someone told him/her - 1%
I confessed - 45%

How long Have you been addicted to pornography?

1-4 years - 32%
5-10 years - 40%
11-14 years - 14%
15-20 years - 9%
Over 20 years - 7%

Have you initiated any of the following activities at any time in your life?

Sexual Harassment - 17%
Sexual Assault, Abuse or Rape - 8%
Committing Adultery - 46%
Comitting Incest - 13%
Violent fits or Physical Abuse - 16%
Voyeurism (Peeping Tom) - 25%
Viewing Child Pornography - 7%
Human Sex Trafficking  - 1%
Homosexual Relations - 30%

What is your current role in your church?

Leadership (Pastor, Deacon, Worship Leaders) - 32%
Member - 68%

Does your church discuss issues on pornography?

No - 11%
Yes - 16%

Does your church offer support for its members struggling with sexual addiction?

Yes - 28.2%
No - 36.7%
I don't know - 35.1%

Do you ever doubt your salvation because of your struggle with pornography?

Yes - 68%
No - 32%

What has helped you to practically say "no" to pornography?

Internet Accountability and Filtering Software - 21%
Phone or TV Restrictions - 16%
Spousal Accountability - 7%
Personal Accountability with another Christian - 38%
Support/Recovery Group - 2%

 

© God Over Porn Online Community, September 2015