It’s accepted that men make up the majority of consumers of pornographic material however, women do access pornography, and become addicted. Senior writer Lara Pickford-Gordon put a few questions to a woman recovering from her addiction.
Tessa (not her real name) grew up with her parents and brother in an Anglican and Catholic home.
She was introduced to pornography when she was about ten years old. “My older cousin was looking at what was called a ‘blues’ movie in those days and I, being curious, looked on”.