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Relationships

Pornography Use and Marital Separation: Evidence from Two-Wave Panel Data

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PUBLISHED

2018 in Archives of Sexual Behavior, Vol. 47(6), pp. 1869–1880

KEY FINDINGS
  • Analyses showed that persons who viewed pornography were more than twice as likely as those who did not view pornography to experience a divorce, even after controlling for marital happiness and sexual satisfaction as well as relevant sociodemographic correlates.
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A Common-Fate Analysis of Pornography Acceptance, Use, and Sexual Satisfaction Among Heterosexual Married Couples

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PUBLISHED

2017 in Archives of Sexual Behavior, Vol. 46(2), pp. 575-584

KEY FINDINGS
  • Using complex couple anlyses, this study found that pornography used has a negative influence on couple's sexual satisfaction levels.
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Longitudinal Associations Between the Use of Sexually Explicit Material and Adolescents’ Attitudes and Behaviors: A Narrative Review of Studies

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PUBLISHED

2017 in Journal of Adolescence, Vol. 57, pp. 119-133

KEY FINDINGS
  • This review article looked at 20 studies and found that viewing pornography influences the sexual attitudes and behaviors among teens.
  • Teen pornography use was found to impact self-esteem and mental health outcomes.

The Porn Gap: Differences in Men’s and Women’s Pornography Patterns in Couple Relationships

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PUBLISHED

2017 in Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, Vol. 16(2), pp. 146-163.

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that there are large differences between the pornography use rates between coupled men and women.
  • Differences between men's and women's pornography use levels lead to conflict for many couples.

Pornography Consumption and Satisfaction: A Meta‐Analysis

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PUBLISHED

2017 in Human Communications Research, Vol. 43, pp. 315-343

KEY FINDINGS
  • This meta-analysis study analyzed the results of dozens of studies and found that pornography consumption was associated with lower interpersonal satisfaction outcomes in cross‐sectional surveys, longitudinal surveys, and experiments.
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