“I want to be intimate with my husband and have a healthy sexual relationship with him. It seems he has completely accepted that he has porn-induced erectile dysfunction.”
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As an organization, we have never intended the phrase “Porn Kills Love” to be shaming. Helping people recognize that porn is harmful isn’t about shaming them, it’s about inviting them to truly consider how porn impacts their life.
“In regard to the relationship of porn use and dominant/target sexual behaviors, we found relationships with both past-year frequency of porn use and lifetime range of porn use and participants’ reporting of dominant and target sexual behaviors.”
I was about 7 years old the first time I was exposed to porn, right before I was sexually abused. However, the sexual abuse is another story….
“It doesn’t matter how funny you are, how passionate, or adventurous or vibrant—if you’re a pound overweight, no one will ever find you desirable.”
As individuals and as a culture, it would be unreasonable to assume consuming something as violent as today’s internet porn would not affect attitudes and actions in any way.
Research indicates that having a frequent, isolating porn habit can increase a consumer’s vulnerability to mental health issues like depression and anxiety.
There are ways to relieve stress or pass the time, but not every option is a great idea. In the case of porn, it’s worse than just internet junk food.
For anyone who is into self-improvement, who isn’t into learning more about how to be a healthier version of yourself in body and mind?
Betrayal trauma is a real thing, and it looks different for each person. Most people feel heartbreaking and go through a mourning process. The lies and broken trust are often what hurt the most.
The disturbing irony of the #MeToo mindset is that, as a society fights against women’s victimization, it also defends an industry that victimizes women.