Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Religion & Spirituality
  3. General Religion

Porn: Not just a guy problem, some women do it too

See also

A review of "Dirty Girls Come Clean" by Crystal Renaud (Moody Press, Chicago)

Rating:
Star4
Star
Star
Star
Star

Just the thought that young girls and women could be hooked on pornography is mind-blowing enough; but to actually read first person accounts of young girls and women speaking out about their own sexual addiction is an eye-opener. A well kept, dirty little secret is finally out of the bag. Women engage in, and even act upon their sexual fantasies just like men do. This is more than just girls gone wild.

Author Crystal Renaud, a former "bad girl" herself, details in her book, Dirty Girls Come Clean, how she became addicted to sex and pornography when she was just 10 years old. A "dirty" magazine accidentally left in the bathroom by her older brother fueled her adolescent curiosity about all things concerning sex. Renaud's heightened curiosity would draw her even more deeply into the darker world of pornography. She was not only obsessed, she was hooked.

I soon (and rather quickly) discovered that pornography was everywhere. And it was easily accessible virtually anywhere I went. Leaving absolutely no stone unturned, I engaged in pornography on television, in movies, and eventually on the Internet.

Renaud, admittedly a Christian, would remain faithful to her addiction for nine years. Renaud's bottom hit the rock when she found herself in a cold, dingy hotel room awaiting a sexual encounter with a stranger she'd met over the Internet. You've got to read this book to find out what happened next.

The good news is that Renaud survived her youthful indiscretions and went on to become the founder of Dirty Girl Ministries Inc, which provides women with help, hope and healing from pornography and sexual addiction. Over 2,000 women from all walks of life have sought out DGM's sex addiction counseling and recovery services. It's estimated that Christian women make up about 25 per cent of sexually addicted women but 70 percent of them are ashamed to admit it. In Renaud's book, Dirty Girls Come Clean, former dirty girls find a safe place to bare their souls through their own testimonies of recovery. Dirty Girls Come Clean also outlines a tried and true road to recovery for those experiencing sexual addiction, and makes it uncompromisingly clear that full recovery is only possible when Jesus Christ is at the center.

If you or someone you suspect is suffering from sexual addiction, help is available. Share this article or better yet, get a copy of Dirty Girls Come Clean for someone you love. Dirty Girls Come Clean is available at Amazon.com or from Moody Press publishers.

Note: A complimentary review copy of Dirty Girls Come Clean was provided to this reviewer by the publisher.

Advertisement

Life

  • Dead babies found
    Seven dead babies were found in Utah resident Megan Huntsman's old home
    Video
    Shocking Discovery
  • Kendall Jenner
    Get the Coachella looks: Kendall Jenner’s nose ring, green hair and edgy nails
    Camera
    Coachella Look
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Haunted island
    The world’s most haunted island may soon be the most haunted luxury resort
    Haunted Resort
  • Sunken ferry
    Search continues for missing passengers after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    Video
    Sunken Ferry

Related Videos:

  • Time & instructions for tomorrow's activation w. the Cardinal Grand Cross in US
    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/CrEDPts2GJg?VQ=HD720&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Poetry as a healing path in medicine
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/sKP2rmEO1RM?rel=0?rel=0&amp;VQ=HD720&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Oprah set a goal
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/ZOy0YgUDwDg?VQ=HD720&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!