Relationship experts, Doctors John and Julie Gottman, explain it this way, “When one person becomes accustomed to [being aroused] to porn, they are actually turning away from intimate interaction.”
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There’s a growing body of evidence that suggests our brains actually function better when we’re interacting with others and experiencing togetherness.
If a scientist told you the most important quality to look for in a partner in order to ensure a happy, lifelong relationship, would you pay attention?
Porn is something you can choose to view by yourself, but watching explicit videos of strangers having sex doesn’t just affect you—it affects you AND your partner.
“Things about porn that used to excite me and turn me on, do nothing but disgust me now. I finally feel clean from watching all that stuff for a decade.”
According to current statistical insights from Pornhub, many people are responding to the crisis by turning to online porn. But is that the best option?
“Did I feel like this when I was addicted to porn? Did I feel like I wanted to be with porn, love it and marry it? Did porn give me this giddy feeling? NO.”
“He asked me to help keep him accountable, so every day I would just hold up my thumb and he would give me a thumbs up if he had done well or a thumbs down if he hadn’t. He knew that there would be no judgment on my part, just love.”
According to Peggy Orenstein, journalist and author of the newly-released “Boys & Sex,” discussing consent needs to start with parents and their children.
Self-care is any activity you do deliberately that benefits your physical or mental health. But how does porn fit into self-care? Hint: It doesn’t.
Body types, body hair, relationship types—some of the most normal things about people are disproportionately represented and packaged as “fetish” genres.
Research indicates that having a frequent, isolating porn habit can increase a consumer’s vulnerability to mental health issues like depression and anxiety.