Topic

Sexual Satisfaction

A Common-Fate Analysis of Pornography Acceptance, Use, and Sexual Satisfaction Among Heterosexual Married Couples

AUTHOR(S)

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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.
CATEGORIES

Pornography Consumption and Satisfaction: A Meta‐Analysis

AUTHOR(S)

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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.
CATEGORIES

Differences in Pornography Use Among Couples: Associations with Satisfaction, Stability, and Relationship Processes

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2016 in Archives of Sexual Behavior, Vol. 45(1), pp. 145-158

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that patterns where one romantic partner uses porn and the other doesn't results in less relationship satisfaction.
  • The use of pornography was linked to reduced relationship stability.
  • Pornography use was found to be associated with lower sexual desire in couple relationships.
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Internet Pornography and Relationship Quality: A Longitudinal Study of Within and Between Partner Effects of Adjustment, Sexual Satisfaction and Sexually Explicit internet Material Among Newly-weds

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2015 in Computers in Human Behavior, Vol. 45, pp. 77-84

KEY FINDINGS
  • This longitudinal study found links between pornography use and diminished sexual satisfaction.
  • Analyses also found negative links between pornography use and relationship satisfaction.
CATEGORIES

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

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

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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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

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

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.