How continuous watching of porn can affect your mental and physical health

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: July 21, 2021 08:15 PM2021-07-21T20:15:50+5:302021-07-21T20:16:25+5:30

The availability of the Internet and the rapid rise of web connections have made it easier for young people ...

How continuous watching of porn can affect your mental and physical health | How continuous watching of porn can affect your mental and physical health

How continuous watching of porn can affect your mental and physical health

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The availability of the Internet and the rapid rise of web connections have made it easier for young people to access porn content. Pornography can not only damage relationships but can have adverse effect on one's mental and physical well-being. 

People who constant viewers of pornography  end up messing their sexual life with increase risk of causing erectile dysfunction among the men population. According to a study, men who are addicted to porn likely to be less satisfied with their sexual life.  It's no surprise that people who are addicted to porn are likely to fail miserably in other aspects of their lives. Provided, pornography almost always necessitates solitude. Anything that a person does in secret frequently results in embarrassment. For men and women, especially those who are young, one of the first repercussions of watching porn is social awkwardness in public, which, ironically, leads to further guilt and concealment. Watching pornography may make sex feel less intimidating, especially to people who have little exposure to sex and sexual material.

According to a report, people addicted to pornography have more financial, relationship and employment problems in their lives. Porn content promotes obscene ideas and unrealistic expectations in the sex life. This makes men’s attitude towards women more negative and stereotyped. Porn usage can be compared to alcohol consumption, implying that it isn't always bad, but it can be for individuals with additional risk factors and extensive dependence on pornography carries the potential of provoking violent crimes such as rape and sexual violence. Most people who abuse pornography also have financial, relationship, and employment-related problems. The biggest threat constant viewing of pornography poses is that condoms aren't widely used in the pornographic industry, where actors are instead routinely tested for STDs, it discourages the use of barrier measures, which sometimes results in the spread of dangerous sexually transmitted diseases. People struggling with porn addiction are likely to have zero social life. Moreover, many of them find it difficult to connect with the outside public. It's advisable to curtail the times you watch porn to have healthier relationships and maintain better social life. 

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