7 Signs You're Watching Too Much Porn

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7 Signs You're Watching Too Much Porn [EXPERT]
Turns out you can have too much of a good thing!

Other factors that used to have you feeling ravenous, including romance and emotional closeness, don't elicit any kind of reaction from you. Frustrated, you'd rather lose yourself in porn than work on becoming present with and aroused by your partner or a non-pornographic stimulus.

7. You're dissatisfied with your sex life. With your expectations around sex, lovers, and intimacy now warped, you're bored with your own reality. You need more and more stimulation to get sexually excited and experience any kind of release. You're preoccupied with porn and emotionally distant with your lover. Your sole interest is anything that resembles pornography and its stars. 4 Workout Tips For Better Sex & Orgasms

Even if none or most of these signs of "too much" porn use don't ring true for you, you may want to consider consulting a certified sex therapist or counselor if:

  • You're experiencing psychological and emotional distress because of your porn consumption, whether because it conflicts with your value system or the consequences of its use ultimately have you feeling anger, shame, loneliness, depression, irritability, and unrest.
  • You're engaging in risky behaviors, like unprotected sex or engaging in illegal activities, e.g., hiring prostitutes.
  • You're seeking out porn that's harmful, inappropriate, and disturbing, like that involving children, violence and animals.
  • You're neglecting life's day-to-day demands, like work.
  • You're having trouble calming down and sleeping, with your moods and interests vastly different, thanks to porn.
  • You're unable to maintain a healthy relationship because you're so into porn.
  • The use of porn is causing problems in your relationship, e.g., your partner equates porn use with having an affair.

In assessing the situation, keep in mind that you can't put too much weight on any one factor. The cause for a sexual disorder, for example, can be due to a host of factors that have nothing to do with your porn use. So, you need to look at the bigger picture, including the label of "sex pervert" that society often puts on porn enthusiasts. How To Get Him To Use Protection

You may not have a problem, or be consuming too much porn, but other people's issues with such erotica can be influencing how you view this form of erotica, whether as an occasional indulgence or hobby. "Too much" is ultimately very individual, with some people having no problems handling such materials at all. 

Here at The Sinclair Institute we understand the need for quality adult sex education and support.  We are committed to helping couples overcome barriers that can affect the quality of sexual relationships. 

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