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Research indicates that young people often feel pressured to imitate porn when having sex.
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A 2016 meta-analysis of 22 studies from seven countries found that internationally, the consumption of pornography was significantly associated with increases in sexual aggression, both verbally and physically among males and females alike.
(Wright, Tokunaga, & Kraus, 2016)
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Over half of 11 to 16-year-old boys (53%) and over a third of 11 to 16-year-old girls (39%) reported believing that pornography was a realistic depiction of sex, according to a 2016 report.
(Martellozzo, Monaghan, Adler, Davidson, Leyva, & Horvath, 2016)
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Fast Fact #56
Reports show that those who sexually abuse children often show their victims porn to groom them or normalize sexual abuse.
(International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, 2017; Lanning, 2010)
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