Porn Harms in 3 Ways. Choose a Category to Learn The Facts

BRAIN
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Porn Changes the Brain

Neurons that fire together, wire together. Just like other addictive substances, porn floods the brain with dopamine. That rush of brain chemicals…

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Porn is Like a Drug

On the surface, cocaine and porn don’t seem to have a lot in common but studies are showing that viewing pornography tricks your brain into…

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Porn is Addictive

It wasn’t very long ago that doctors and researchers believed that in order for something to be addictive, it had to involve an outside substance…

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Porn Affects Your Behavior

Many porn users find themselves getting aroused by things that used to disgust them or that go against what they think is morally right. And once…

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Porn Addiction Escalates

Because of its addictive nature, in order to just feel some sense of normality, an individual usually needs an ever increasing dosage of porn. The…

HEART
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Porn Kills Love

In real life, real love requires a real person. Research has found that after men are exposed to pornography, they rate themselves as less in love…

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Porn Ruins Your Sex Life

Porn often leads to less sex and less satisfying sex. And for many users, porn can eventually mean no sex at all. Porn promises a virtual world…

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Porn Leaves You Lonely

The more pornography a person consumes the harder it becomes for them to be aroused by a real person or a real relationship. As a result, many users…

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Porn Hurts Your Partner

Several studies have found that partners of porn users often report feeling loss, betrayal, mistrust, devastation, and anger when they learn that the…

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Porn is a Lie

In porn, everything from the way people look to how and why they have sex is a lie. Porn users often get so obsessed with chasing something that…

WORLD
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Porn Warps Ideas About Sex

Whether they want to or not, the majority of teens are getting some of their sex ed from porn. Researchers have repeatedly found that people who…

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Porn Leads to Violence

IIt’s no secret that some porn is violent, but most people think that’s something different from mainstream pornography—something out on the…

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Porn’s Dirty Little Secret

To viewers, pornography can appear a fantasy world of pleasure and thrills. To those who create and participate in making pornography, however, their…

families

Porn Hates Families

RResearch has found that marriages in which one person has a porn problem or sexual compulsion are often plagued by less intimacy and sensitivity, as…

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Porn’s Harm is Changing Fast

Skeptics of pornography’s danger will often point out that porn has been around for a long time. After all, cavemen drew sexual images on their…