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Research shows that people who consume porn tend to later experience lower relationship satisfaction.
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(Maddox, Rhoades, & Markman, 2011)
Research has shown that those who don’t consume porn report higher relationship quality—on every measure— than those who viewed pornography alone.
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Fast Fact #41
(Carroll, Busby, Willoughby, & Brown, 2017)
In more committed relationships, only 46% of women accurately reported how much their partner consumed porn with nearly 40% of men reporting more consumption than their partners believed was occurring, according to a 2017 study.
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Fast Fact #31
(Bőthe, Tóth-Király, Bella, Potenza, Demetrovics, & Orosz, 2021)
According to a 2021 study, only 5.94% of porn-consuming respondents said that they watched porn because of a "lack of sexual satisfaction." In other words, the vast majority of porn consumers are watching porn for reasons other than their partner not being "enough."
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Fast Fact #28