Doctor insights on:
Porn And Memory
Effects of porn:
Not too my knowledge, but there are studies that frequent pornography use may lead to temporary impotence in young men.
Also, keep in mind that some porn is made through human trafficking and can contain underage subjects without it being obvious, which is illegal to possess.
Memory problems may more likely be a result of little sleep and substance use like alcohol and depression in young men. ...Read more
Porn: Not necessarily porn, but any video watching or other behavior that becomes "addictive" can impact life negatively. One may stay up too late, miss appointments, not be responsible, etc. Please keep an eye on that. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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Huh?: I suggest you consider writing in full sentences to convey your thoughts to get a real and straight answer. ...Read more
If you have to ask, you are exposing yourself to too much porn.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Would you please clarify your question.
Unless you are obsessed with porn to the extent that it is interfering with your daily functions, it will not do harm, though you would be better to limit your exposure to porn. Some porn, like child porn is illegal.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Self discipline: By asking the question, you admit to some self awareness. The best solution is to find alternate activities that are personal and recreational. Like all psychological additions, porn is difficult to stop and with internet access, it is easier to privately indulge - another factor making it hard to stop. ...Read more
Yes and no: Occasionally using porn for sexual stimulation is common, especially among young men but if it becomes compulsive or addictive in the sense that it interferes with other things it is a problem. Also for some people in supports an unhealthy dehumanized view of sex and sexual acts that can interfere with real love making. ...Read more
You have insight: You probably understand that porn is generally fake, objectifies the victims (usually women), and is done by paid models under controlled conditions in no way reflecting reality. It sounds as though one of your companions is trying to encourage you to indulge - and it seems that you have the maturity to understand reality. ...Read more
Some are/most aren't: This is a question which can have a wide range of responses affected by one's religious, moral and world-view perspectives. Assuming "pervert" as referring to a harmful, abnormal, minority state and considering that millions of documented internet porn viewers--men and women--are not all perverts, then no. Someone with obsessive porn preoccupation and related harmful actions, then yes. ...Read more
Need further info: Would need details on age of son. Varying opinions on watching porn exist, but most typically should be an adult, in order be able to understand artificial situations, unreal expectations, and overall healthy heterosexual and homosexual relationships. ...Read more
Psychotherapy: Can help you get to the core reasons that you personally are drawn to porn. You can learn about yourself and what porn is doing for you emotionally and psychologically that is now unconscious. Find a psychologist or therapist to start the journey to freedom to do what you want not just what compels you. Locator. Apa. Org to find someone. ...Read more
Big picture: All men seek out erotic images from time to time. Most of us get bored with them quickly and realize it's a dead end. Preferences vary tremendously. It has nothing to do with whether or not he loves you. This is not something you can change, and he will resent any interference. Work hard to make each other happy in every aspect of your relationship, and in the bedroom, be adventurous. ...Read more
Are professionals: (1) They are trained professionals. (2) It's a movie. (3) They audition, and actors who don't pass audition don't get the part. (4) They need a disclaimer, WARNING: The following show features stunts or activities performed either by professionals or under the supervision of professionals. Therefore, the producers insist that no one attempt to re-create or re-enact any stunt or activity at home. ...Read more
Causing problems?: If you find your need to look at porngraphy distressing or it is negatively impacting other areas of your life then it is a problem. ...Read more
1) change environments and scenarios in which you use porn
2) examine the pros and cons of using porn--write them down.
3) spend less time alone; do a review of your relationships, who can you re-connect with, can you meet new people? What would make your current relationships better?
4) learn healthy ways to deal with feelings like anxiety, boredom, anger, sadness and loneliness. ...Read more
News Flash!: (he's watching it already!) whether or not you "let" him do anything, a guy is going to do what he wants to do - masturbating and watching porn are normal everyday male activities, just like brushing your teeth is for you. Guys are just made differently. It's not bad, it's just the way things are. Give him about 20-30 years, and he'll calm down with the sex-talk, sex-begging, sex-thinking, etc. ...Read more
Yes: It means even more that you have asked this question -- you're probably a kinder and nicer person than most others. There's some dominance and submission in all erotic relationships, and many husband-wife teams play roles in which one pretends to "force" the other. The key is simply keeping fantasy ; reality separate, and being good and decent in all your relationships. ...Read more
You decide: In today's world, you won't find a man who doesn't occasionally look at his favorite type of erotic images, any more than you'll find a man who doesn't enjoy watching sports or tinkering with machines. To ask for more is to set yourself up for a lifetime of disappointment. Find a man who tires quickly of the banality, and who treats you well, knowing that you're real and the fantasies aren't. ...Read more
Depends: If you enjoy the porn or are addicted, then everyday exposure can be considered a form of "normal". If the viewing becomes obsessional, then it might be considered atypical or addictive. ...Read more
Varies, usu not good: Questions like this can only be answered on average. Some women seem untroubled by it, or even find it empowering. However, most find it dehumanizing. And since porn lasts forever, it's always out there as potentially shameful, job- or relationship-destroying. Also, many women in porn were previously abused, & are working out their issues on screen instead of in therapy. A sad business. ...Read more
Variety: Some men are looking for variety in women. That may damage relationship with their wives. ...Read more
Here's an idea: You're to be commended for understanding that we men like images, and that the excitement that they bring can enhance the joy you find in one another. I bet there are some erotic videos the two of you would enjoy together -- not the trash, but perhaps some of what's available on actual technique, or "soft-core" that's as much about romance and beauty as the more physical side. Explore together. ...Read more
"Cheating you" maybe: Or he could be "cheating on you". Either way it doesn't bode well for the marriage. It seems you are not in favor of him doing that, for good reason. Your connection with him is likely to go down hill. It helps impotence in men sometimes. Some people do use porn as a way of helping sexual relations but it is not common and is by mutual consent. Without that consent, cheating is a good word for it. ...Read more
Embrace real love: Don't beat yourself up, just know that the perfect bodies and fantasy scenarios will lead you nowhere. All male humans become excited over erotic images in some form or other, and this is perfectly natural. The vast majority us tire of it quickly, and understand that what we really want is a quality, loving, adult relationship -- or a clean bachelor life without the crazy problems of casual stuff. ...Read more
Find real love: All men notice and actually seek out erotic images. Tastes and preferences vary tremendously. I would be concerned if you did not find this kind of thing exciting, but I'd be equally concerned if it occupied your attention in place of a search for real human warmth and companionship. You'll never lose your turn-ons, but your life will be far richer if you seek to share1 real, authentic love. ...Read more
My boyfriend watches porn everyday, is that normal? My boyfriend watches porn everyday, is that normal?
Maybe: All men like images that present an idealized version of loving and features perfect bodies in fantasy scenarios. Neither you nor he will be able to change this. It does not mean that he cares less about you or is less committed to his relationship with you. Be the best partner you can be for him, and he will appreciate your depth and authenticity over what he knows to be silly stuff. ...Read more
Does anyone think that if your boyfriend watches porn its cheating? Please anyone and everyone answer asap
Sexuality: It is not appropriate for physicians to share their bias on these type of issues. But here is what I know about sexuality: all people are sexual. All humans have a variety of ways they are sexual. Many humans masturbate even when in relationship. Many humans watch porn. The boundaries in a relationship should be discussed, but the right for ones sexual choices must be safe to discuss. ...Read more