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A 30-year-old male asked:

i am asking a general question and it is not for me. the boys who watch porn or bad stuff like this and if they dont masterbate after that for some days and do not ejaculate will it harm them in sexual abilities?

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
No: not a bit. Watching porn can hurt them though. Porn is addictive, it does the same thing to the brain as cocaine. In addition people who get used to watching pron can have a really hard time with "real intimacy", never as exciting than the porn can be. Stick to sexual writing or things that make you use your imagination , way more healthy and real intimacy supportive.

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