Curbs on physical, social activities amid pandemic fuelling addiction to porn in Singapore

With pandemic safety rules restricting social and physical activities, more time is spent surfing the Internet, and porn addiction has become a bigger issue. PHOTO: ST FILE
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The proliferation of material online and the ease of access via devices like smartphones have been cited as key reasons for the increase in the number of people who have become addicted to pornography.

With pandemic safety rules restricting social and physical activities, more time is being spent surfing the Internet, and porn addiction has become a bigger issue.

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