America: Land Of 1,000 Addictions

Depressed - Photo by Sander van der Wel

Eighty-five percent of young men and nearly half of young women watch porn at least once a month, while one in eight online searches and one in five mobile searches are for porn, 24 percent of smartphone owners admit to having pornographic material on their mobile handset, and 69 percent of the pay-per-view Internet content market is pornography.

Children are not spared: Nine out of 10 boys and six out of 10 girls are exposed to porn before age 18, and 20 percent of 16-year-olds and 30 percent of 17-year-olds have received a sext, while nearly one in five young people 18-24 have sent a sext.

And it gets worse. Fifteen percent of boys and 9 percent of girls have seen child pornography, while 32 percent of boys and 18 percent of girls have seen bestiality online, 39 percent of boys and 23 percent of girls have seen sexual bondage online, 83 percent of boys and 57 percent of girls have seen group sex online, and 69 percent of boys and 55 percent of girls have seen homosexual sex online.

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