image class="left" url="http://media5.picsearch.com/is?aw6ixN96wGJZyacBkZb9twtGaqnXJOIvQPJhxKAlBOM&height=243"Watching pornography just isn't inherently harmful to men or women. But I would offer some caveats. There are actually folks who probably shouldnt view porn, like those with poor body image or many who have been sexually victimized. Based on your decision in viewing, you can develop unrealistic expectations about sex or what people like or how youll be expected to perform. And watching with someone requires true consent.
When none of these red flags are up, pornography can certainly have benefits. Counselors sometimes suggest it to help people become at ease with a particular fantasy they or their partner may have. Pornography can reboot a couples sex life. It can give you ideas, or help you get in touch with what turns you on.
Pornography can reboot a couples sex life. It can give you ideas, or help you to get in touch with what turns you on.
Porn can deliver you there at best, or disgust you at worst. All of it depends on what you choose to watch. With the supply of porn online, its possible to sample enough porn quickly that you dont have to find yourself watching wall-to-wall hard-core sex if its plot driven erotica that appeals to you. Youre only a victim of bad porn if you let yourself be.
And also a word about sex or porn addiction. I dont believe in it. Unlike a chemical substance, like opiates, you cant become addicted to sex or porn; you may be a compulsive viewer. Within this case, its not the porn thats the problem; its the compulsive personality. If it werent porn being used to act out ones compulsive nature, it could be food or some other behavior.
As for whether its harmful or beneficial to the performers, lets take women first. You will find some who choose to perform given that they like sex a great deal and they consider it a great way to earn a living. Then you'll find folks who are drawn to porn as a way of acting out subconscious psychological issues - looking for daddys love or punishment for being a bad girl. Videos For Adults Online (More methods) many, its probably a little of each. Even women with the most effective mental health will face some downsides from this work. Our culture consumes porn at record numbers, although the women who perform are still judged harshly.
Im not sure the male performers get out completely unscathed either. While they might not be judged as harshly as the women, ultimately theyre viewed as freaks who make their living with their anatomy. John Holmess fate is the ultimate cautionary tale.
Perhaps if we werent still so consumed with guilt and shame about sex, neither watching nor performing in these films would carry the burden it does. But then, perhaps we wouldnt be so enthusiastic about them, either. If the fruit were not forbidden, would anyone care to take a bite?