Despite the countless studies claiming that porn is bad for your brain and your relationships, there are just as many studies saying that porn does not cause irrevocable harm to the brain or your sex life. In fact, it’s probably good for you.
As for the old chestnut that too much porn viewing can lead to addiction The consensus is still pretty split on that one, but some sex researchers believe it’s important to differentiate between an addiction and a compulsion, in the same vein as compulsive nail-biting.
People who say pornography is an addiction, they tend to come from the addiction community and not always the field of mental health or sexuality. Continue reading