I Was Exposed to Pornography at my Neighbor’s House Around the Age of Ten

Personal testimony from a man who submitted his story to be shared with others.

I was exposed to pornography at my neighbor’s house around the age of ten.

My friend’s dad had all sorts of pornography on videos and in magazines. For my friend and I it started out as mere curiosity.

It eventually led to an addiction that influenced my decisions and thoughts.

Lust began to dominate my decisions and my outlook on women. Thankfully, I called on God to save me through Jesus Christ after hearing a message on 1 John 2:16. After I repented the bonds slowly began to lift and God began showing me a life of freedom from sin.

Still, it has taken years to cleanse my thoughts, and the temptation is still something I fight. I can definitely see how pornography degrades women into mere sex commodities.

We need to raise a new generation without this burden on them.

The Numbers


NCOSE leads the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation with over 300 member organizations.


The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has had over 100 policy victories since 2010. Each victory promotes human dignity above exploitation.


NCOSE’s activism campaigns and victories have made headlines around the globe. Averaging 93 mentions per week by media outlets and shows such as Today, CNN, The New York Times, BBC News, USA Today, Fox News and more.



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