Those who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are four times more likely to be victims of revenge porn compared to heterosexuals.
Articles from "Love & Relationships"
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.
Even if some women have not adopted thinness as a personal standard, they may have taken their previous partners’ porn habit as a sign they need to lose weight.
Research indicates that having a frequent, isolating porn habit can increase a consumer’s vulnerability to mental health issues like depression and anxiety.
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.”
It’s time we put an end to the porn industry getting a free pass when it comes to the dehumanization of women and girls—and men and boys, too.
Big porn sites are becoming the educational resources that parents aren’t for younger adolescents who have questions about sex.
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?