You Looking at Her ‘‘Hot’’ Body May Not be ‘‘Cool’’ for Me: Integrating Male Partners’ Pornography Use into Objectification Theory for Women

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2014 in Psychology of Women Quarterly, Vol. 39(1), pp. 67-84

KEY FINDINGS
  • Previous partners’ pornography use predicted body shame in women.
  • Previous partners' pornography use predicted eating disorder sympomology in women.

Psychological, Relational, and Sexual Correlates of Pornography Use on Young Adult Heterosexual Men in Romantic Relationships

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2014 in The Journal of Men's Health, Vol. 22(1), pp. 64-82

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that both frequency of pornography use and problematic pornography use were related to greater couple conflict.
  • Problematic pornography use lead to poorer relationship quality
  • Pornography use is associated with less sexual satisfaction.
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U.S. Males and Pornography, 1973–2010: Consumption, Predictors, Correlates

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2013 in Journal of Sex Research, Vol. 50(1), pp. 60–71

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that pornography influences people's sexual atitudes and behaviors in a variety of negative ways.
  • Pornography use was found to be linked to permissive sexual attituds and behaviors.
  • Pornogrsphy use was was associated with engaing in extramarital sex.
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Cybersex Addiction: Experienced Sexual Arousal When Watching Pornography and Not Real-Life Sexual Contacts Makes the Difference

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2013 in Journal of Behavioral Addictions, Vol. 2(2), pp. 100–107

KEY FINDINGS
  • The two studies reported in this article found evidence in support of the gratification hypothesis of cybersex addiction, in which positive reinforcement received by cybersex leads to the development of cue-reactivity and craving in brain processes.
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Young Adult Women’s Reports of Their Male Romantic Partner’s Pornography Use as a Correlate of Their Self-Esteem, Relationship Quality, and Sexual Satisfaction

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2012 in Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, Vol. 67(5-6), pp. 257-271

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study foudn that women’s reports of their male partner’s frequency of pornography use were negatively associated with their relationship quality.
  • Female partners' perceptions of their partner's problematic use of pornography was negatively correlated with their own self-esteem.
  • This study also found that pornography was associated with lower sexual satisfaction, relationship quality, and sexual satisfaction.

A Love That Doesn’t Last: Pornography Consumption and Weakened Commitment to One’s Romantic Partner

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2012 in Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, Vol 31(4), pp. 410-438

KEY FINDINGS
  • In a series of five experimental studies, this article reports that pornography consumption leads to weakened commitment in young adult romantic relationships.
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