Sex traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to lure their victims into exploitation. Porn is the marketing department of the sex trafficking industry.
“That moment changed me. Rebecca’s compassion didn’t make me complacent; it motivated me more than anyone or anything else ever could.”
“We communicate so much more. We are more confident with each other. We are more relaxed during sex. It feels like there’s a spark there.”
Everyone knows about porn, but not everyone knows about the brutal treatment and abuse that performers often go through to create it. Hear from 10 ex-porn stars reveal what it’s really like to be part of the porn industry.
“My isolation saw to the destruction of my marriage. I took what was entrusted to me and broke it. My nightmare became reality. But I wanted to fix it.”
“He doesn’t know that every time we are intimate, I can only think about how he’s probably wishing I looked like the girls in porn and doing things that they do.”
“I finally believe I am the man that my wife deserves. We are very grateful for each of our choices that led to us staying together and valuing our marriage above all else.”
“With my first relationship, and most relationships after, my primary focus was on having sex. Yet, I didn’t understand how to have real sex because of what I had seen in porn over the years.”
“I began to resent myself for this porn obsession I couldn’t get over, and I was told by peers and society that it was a ‘natural part of growing from a boy to a man.'”
“I respect my body more, and I wear what I feel like wearing with confidence without feeling like I am on display. This is more liberating than any porn I have watched.”
This r/AskReddit thread asking, “What are some dark secrets about the porn industry?” got 13,000 comments, and some of them are concerning.
“I became hooked to porn as time progressed and the access became more easy. But a strange trend followed me as well: depression.”