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Articles from "Love & Relationships"
The key is to be aware of what they’re into, equipped with tips to protect your child, and prepared to deal with an abusive situation if it arises.
The reality is, not all men take sexual pleasure in the pain, degradation, and humiliation of others. But we wouldn’t necessarily know that just by looking at the mainstream porn industry that claims to show everyone’s “fantasies,” would we?
Many accept it as fact that pretty much all guys watch porn. But is this perception actually correct and what does it say about males in general?
Porn sells the toxic idea that women are always eager and ready to have sex, and that they’re very easy to arouse. How are these unrealistic fantasies shaping society’s understanding of women?
“I quickly became obsessed with pleasing my boyfriend. I would watch all the porn he watched and study it like a textbook.”
What if porn images aren’t a healthy depiction of reality at all? Here are just a few of the most glaring ways porn doesn’t represent reality.
“If girls’ legs are crossed, boys often walk by and say, ‘Spread ‘em.’ They are in sixth grade. No 11-year-old should have to deal with things like this.”
In the past decade, there has been a 90% increase in the usage of the “sex game gone wrong” defense in hundreds of UK murder cases.
This study reveals the need for more intentional conversations about childhood exposure to content that can have negative lasting impacts.
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.