2020 in Psychology of Men & Masculinities
- This qualitative study analyzed how men with problematic pornography habits discuss the effects of their pornography use. Analysis showed that their pornography use is associated with guilt and shame, increased objectification, sexual dysfunction, unhealthy expectations for sex, and poorer self-esteem and mental health outcomes.
2016 in Archives of Sexual Behavior
- Researchers found through this study that the more men consume pornography, the more they tend to rely on pornography to become aroused in real-life sexual encounters and the less they tend to enjoy intimate sexual behaviors with a partner.