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January 15, 3, 0. DatingCultureLife. At the end of my talk, a young lady raised her hand and asked my opinion on the claim that porn can enhance romantic intimacy within a relationship.

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I, as you might have guessed, shared why I thought the claim to be false. It competes with it. People who watch porn have lower levels of sexual satisfaction with their partner. A study How porn ruins relationships in the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy reports similar findings.

The Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology released the result of several studies about the impact of porn on relationships. In one experiment, half of the test group gave up porn for three weeks, and the other half gave up their favorite food, but were allowed to watch porn.

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Interestingly, those who quit porn showed increased commitment to their romantic relationships at the end of the three weeks. People who watch porn have higher levels of negative communication with their partner. Those who watched more porn were also more likely to believe that real women in society should fit the stereotypes of the women they see in porn.

While most of these studies only show correlations between watching porn and problems in relationships, this should hardly matter to the porn consumer. No matter how you slice it, if porn makes you a bad lover, or if porn is just the symptom of being How porn ruins relationships bad lover, or if porn viewing and being a bad lover are both symptoms of the same problem, the verdict about porn is decisively negative.

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Check out Matt's new book here! My spunky Grandmother made it very clear Matt Fradd January 15, 3, 0. People who watch porn have lower levels of relational commitment. People who watch porn are more likely to cheat. People who watch porn have consistently lower views of women.

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Be the first to comment Share Tweet. You might also like. Andrew Heller October 30, My husband's drug was porn, until it started to destroy us. So, I am going to use this opportunity to talk about how pornography affects the emotional intimacy in romantic relationships.

I'll start with a question someone. Apart from the bad psychological effects which includes guilt, shame, disappointment and even feelings of inferiority porn addiction can also ruin relationships.

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