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Studies linking porn use or porn/sex addiction to sexual dysfunctions and poorer sexual and relationship satisfaction

Reality Check about Porn Addiction and sexual satisfaction Regardless of what you may read in some journalistic accounts, multiple studies reveal a link between porn use and sexual performance problems, relationship and sexual dissatisfaction, and reduced brain activation to sexual stimuli. Sexual satisfaction is so important in our lives. Let’s start with sexual dysfunctions. Studies […]

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Withdrawal symptoms

Studies Reporting Withdrawal Symptoms in Porn Users

Pro-porn activists often assert porn addiction is a myth on the theory that compulsive porn users do not experience either tolerance (habituation, escalation) or withdrawal symptoms. Not so. In fact, not only do porn users and clinicians report both tolerance and withdrawal, over 60 studies report findings consistent with escalation of porn use (tolerance), habituation […]

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Can watching pornography cause impotence? Dr. David Greenfield, (2019)

Link to article Ask Dr. David Greenfield if there’s a problem with pornography online and he’ll tell you there is – but not for reasons of prudishness or because of arguments against the adult industry per se. Rather, because pornography online – available, anonymously and for free, anytime, anywhere via our cellphones – is giving […]

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Critique of “Is Pornography Use Related to Erectile Functioning? Results From Cross-Sectional and Latent Growth Curve Analyses” (2019)

Introduction: His correlations say one thing, but Joshua Grubbs says another The researcher who saddled humankind with “perceived pornography addiction” and claimed it somehow “functions very differently from other addictions,” has now turned his dexterity to porn-induced ED. Joshua Grubbs’s new paper claims there’s no epidemic of youthful ED, boldly concluding its abstract with: In […]

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Quitting porn

Quitting Porn

Visit the Rebooting Basics to find out what you need to know about quitting porn and recovery. Questions about rebooting? Check out the long list of Rebooting & Porn Use FAQs. More help is available on Tools for Change & Recovery (useful techniques). Support Options will give you an idea of the kinds of support […]

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Research confirms sharp rise in youthful sexual dysfunctions

Research confirms sharp rise in youthful sexual dysfunctions. Young men today appear to be experiencing a sharp increase in ED (and other sexual dysfunctions) since the advent of streaming internet. All studies assessing young male sexuality since 2010 report historic levels of erectile dysfunction, and startling rates of a new scourge: low libido. Erectile dysfunction […]

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