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Is porn good or bad?

Young People can have positive and negative experiences watching porn – and it’s important to respect everyone’s experiences. However the experts tell us that for some people that watch tons of porn, it can start to negatively affect their sex life, relationships, expectations and sexual views etc. For example, they can become less affectionate in real-life sex, be more accepting of sexual violence against women and girls, be less likely to seek out real-life relationships, enjoy sex less or start to prefer porn over real life sex. Some partners of people that watch porn can feel betrayed or insecure about it.

So what’s the difference between great sex and porn sex? We all want great sex and we know that consent, emotional connection, pleasure and feeling safe are a key part of this. So how do they compare…?

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There are also lots of studies on the impact of porn on sex, which suggest using porn (particularly a lot of it) doesn’t always positively affect our sex lives.

Four ways porn can affect your sex life: