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XXX Church believes dumping your smartphone can help resist porn

People nowadays hanker for the latest technology and mobile phones are the ones most go for. When they buy new models, the older ones are either kept away where they gather dust or are resold. In such a scenario, the XXX Church believes that these old phones impart a number of benefits to their users. The church functions as an online ministry created to assist individuals suffering from sex and porn addiction problems.

Paul Robinson, an ex-addict, said that porn can be easily accessed nowadays. Most addicts, however, deny such an easy access. The reason is not they are trying to hide the fact, but they are not aware. Porn is readily dished out from the smartphone. To get out of his addiction, Robinson decided to dust off his old Nokia phone and benched his current smartphone.

Robinson not only observed that his desire for smartphones has decreased, his addiction to social media has also come down. He started to gather his self worth only on healthy relationships. He began to interact more with those he loves and not with the maximum number of retweets. He became more social, sharing a cup of coffee with friends, as he cannot give reply to business emails or check the latest twitter conversation.

Robinson said that the greatest benefit of being disconnected is that he could reconnect with himself. This reconnection assisted to concentrate his work on his inner healing. These activities were earlier disrupted by browsing through online porn.

People who wish to fight addiction frequently fail as they are afraid of missing important emails while they were off the grid.  According to Robinson, his initial apprehensions were almost the same. He found out that nothing changed in his life. Emails came when he was sitting in front of his computer and not when traveling. The best thing of all to adopt a feature phone is that there was no unnecessary heartache and he gained the ability to say no to porn.

Robinson now believes that freedom can be accessed by placing a few restrictions on where we travel and what is used by us. We should consider such tools not like behavioral controls but as an opportunity to provide time off from social media. The pain that comes with conscious rejection of discovering and subsequent healing lays down the path to true freedom.

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