Joshua Shea is a father of two and husband living in Maine. On the outside, people saw a successful magazine publisher, film festival founder and city councilor. For a long time, he hid my mental health issues, pornography and alcohol addictions from the world. In 2014, he was charged with possession of under age pornography after taking a screen capture of a teen girl in an online chatroom. Joshua served six months in jail for it in 2016.
Today, he work as a ghostwriter and has several years of sobriety under his belt. His book is “The Addiction Nobody Will Talk About: How I Let My Pornography Addiction Hurt People and Destroy Relationships.” He believes if we can begin to talk more about porn addiction and mental health, others may be able to address their addictions before they devolve to the unhealthy and criminal places where his hit rock bottom.
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