At a holiday catch-up with friends, bringing up your passion for educating on the harms of porn may seem out of place. So how do you do it?
Children under 18 years old were confirmed or suspect perpetrators in almost 20% of all sexual crimes reported by complainants in 2019. Why?
“Sex games/rough sex gone wrong” is an increasingly used defense to justify certain violent actions which lead to a partner’s injury or death during allegedly consensual sex.
The data is clear: porn has the ability to kill empathy in consumers. Considering how empathy is essential to love, this hurts the bond partners have.
The truth is, bringing up porn in a new relationship is important—especially if this issue is a dealbreaker for you—but it’s also a delicate situation.
“Before we married we agreed to give each other our passwords, so that there could be no secrecy about the things we did online. What I found broke my heart.”
The key finding by welfare workers was those viewing porn could not see the difference between fantasy and reality and believed “women are up for it 24/7.”
It started off as magazines and quickly became a collection. A collection that he cared so deeply for that as he progressed to internet porn, he began to save, organize, and label each of the 800 CDs that his mother hid from me.
If porn impacts trafficking and child abuse victims who aren’t actually seeking out porn, how much more might it be desensitizing someone who actually is?
Sex is so much more complicated than what you see on screen, and porn could never compare to or convey that reality. Watching porn can actually rob you of the best sexual experiences possible, and who wants that?
“Porn is a personal choice.” “Mind your own business, porn doesn’t hurt anyone.” “If you don’t like it, don’t watch it.” These are pretty common pro-porn arguments,…
This peer-reviewed study suggests that pornography may actually physically divide people instead of bonding them, namely those who are married.