Does Watching Porn Make Men Want Sex Less?

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This is a very common question and it's coming into my office very frequently now. And I think, the issue here has more to do with the fact that women are more cognoscente that men are doing porn, because it's online, it's in the home, and what I would say to you is this. Most people, most men who are using porn are just using it to relax while they masturbate. And what I always say to women is, for most men, porn to them is like you and your chick flicks, or a great romance novel, it allows you to go into fantasy world, sometimes it's very arousing, or erotic or titillating so in most cases it's not a problem.

For a certain majority of a population, pleasurable experience can become a compulsive habit and that's only a minority of the population. So, just as people who gamble or shop or eat tend to become compulsive about it, there are men who use porn in a compulsive manner. But I think that's a longer answer and a more difficult thing to assess in this venue.