As we build positive influences into our lives and gain more and more distance from pornography the pathways in our brain that tell us we need it will start to shrink. It will be slow but it will happen.
An addiction focuses all of our energy on one specific outlet, ignoring all other. We begin to connect with only one thing, which causes other important connects in our lives to start to dissolve and fade. Recovery is the opposite, not just abstinence, but rebuilding connections to this big beautiful world around us.