Porn’s Negative Effects On Men And Women

Porn Has Negative Effects On Men And Women Linda Franklin The Real Cougar WomanPorn has become a big problem!

It’s a personal problem for many and a cultural problem for all. You may think you have not been affected by porn, but you have because it’s embedded in the surrounding culture. The staggering size of the pornography industry, its influence upon the media and the acceleration of technology, paired with the accessibility, anonymity, and affordability of porn all contribute to its increasing impact.

Cosmopolitan magazine questioned 68 leading sex and relationship experts about the effects of porn on today’s relationship, and the result was overwhelmingly negative.

As porn is now so easily accessible, Cosmopolitan was also told that ‘vanilla’ sex is becoming less desirable, while porn addiction – once seen a very niche sexual problem – is on the increase.

Pornography affects you whether you’ve ever viewed it or not, and it is helpful to understand some of its negative effects, whether you are a man or woman, struggling with watching it.. Here are six things to be aware of:

1. Porn Contributes to Social and Psychological Problems

Dr. William Struthers, who has a PhD in biopsychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, finds that men who use porn become controlling, highly introverted, have high anxiety, narcissistic, curious, have low self-esteem, depressed, dissociative, distractible. Ironically, while viewing porn creates momentary intensely pleasurable experiences, it ends up leading to several negative lingering psychological experiences.

2. Porn Rewires the Male Brain 

As men fall deeper into the mental habit of fixating on pornographic images, the exposure to them creates neural pathways. Over time these neural paths become wider with each exposure to pornography. They then become the automatic pathway through which interactions with woman are routed.  They have unknowingly created a neurological circuit that imprisons their ability to see women as they really are.

3.  Porn Turns Sex Into Masturbation

Sex becomes self-serving. It becomes about your pleasure and not the mutually reciprocating intimacy that it was designed for.

4.  Porn Demeans and Objectifies Women

Men and women who were exposed to large amounts of pornography were significantly less likely to want daughters than those who had none. Who would want their own little girl to be treated that way?”

5.  Porn Destroys the Beauty of a Real Naked Woman

For most of history, the erotic images have been reflections of, or celebrations of, or celebrations of real naked women.  For the first time in history, the images’ have supplanted that of  real naked women.

6.  Porn Has  Numbing Effect on Reality

It makes real sex boring in comparison. It particularly anesthetizes the emotional life of a man.

The Real Cougar Woman is a 5-carat diamond who knows the importance of taking care of her health, beauty, relationships, finances and spirituality. Linda Franklin says, ”there is no stopping a woman who has a strong belief system, passion and a dream. All things are possible”. Linda’s book, Don’t Ever Call Me Ma’am helps women of all ages tap into their power and live life to the fullest.


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