The Turn-Offs of Porn
The pornography industry brings in a whopping thirteen billion dollars to the US economy every year. From the outside it would appear that the pornography business should be creating good things for people instead of the havoc it produces. Since the inception of the porn industry, it has grown into a monster that tops every company in the nation both in sales, as well as in the market. It has quickly spread into many genres such as magazines, DVD’s, and of course the Internet. This has become convenient for its consumers as they can have access to porn in any way that they wish, whenever they wish. Unfortunately the impact that this industry has on its consumers has been overlooked and drastically underestimated. The pornography industry needs to be restricted to protect both men and women. c. Research has shown that pornography has deep effects on the mind and the body; it has also proven that it can lead to acts of sexual violence. The effects felt on the mind and the body after exposure to pornography are very evident. One of the best ways to describe it is the proverb that states that the eyes are the windows to the soul. Compared to watching things like actions movies, men tend to obtain a chemical rush. This chemical rush is associated with the side effects of masturbation watching “sexually charged images”. Epinephrine also known as adrenaline is a hormone that is released into the blood stream “during a time of stress, anger or fear”. As the individual becomes more accustomed to this seeming rollercoaster of emotion they can become immune to reality. At the beginning when men experiment by watching porn and become aroused by the sexual images, many here tend to increase masturbation. According to Marilyn Fithian a sex therapist featured on GQ magazine she stated “masturbation can bring heavy side effects to men. The force and speed to bring self-pleasure cannot be compared to the real thing.” This also causes the...
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