The following letter was sent to us recently by a man who knows firsthand the harmful effects of pornography and wants to change the conversation.
It started out of curiosity but had a hold on him for probably at least 4 years. I was crushed, but also felt so naive for not knowing about it.
“We were in high school when I first met my future husband. He was my first serious boyfriend, so obviously, I had no real sexual experience.”
Among this study’s respondents, 13% of sexually active girls ages 14-17 reported already having been strangled during sex. How is this okay?
“I couldn’t hold down long-term relationships because I never knew how to properly have one. All my information about love was from the porn I watched.”
“I grabbed his phone to change the music he was playing. I could see it in his face straight away that there was something he didn’t want me to see.”
The share of US adults reporting no sex in the past year reached an all-time high in 2018. Experts cite everything from living with parents to increased screen time as the culprits.
Taxi-driver themed porn makes men think women will be more likely to engage in unprotected, rough sex with strangers, the new study suggests.
If you consume porn, have you considered how it doesn’t improve your life? Consider adding quitting porn to your 2020 New Year’s resolutions list.
“Mummy!”—my four-year-old daughter exclaimed loudly as she swung into the empty seat—”that man has got pictures of ladies with big boobies!”
Youth today are getting the majority of their sex education from watching porn, and what it’s teaching is having a negative impact on their understanding of sex and consent.
Online porn is so accessible, it’s become the default to learn about anything sex-related, whether natural curiosity or the urge to explore strikes.