Why Watching Porn Leaves You Feeling Lonelier Than Before

A pornography epidemic is on the rise, not only because it is easier to access, but because of the lack of information people have had on the negative and harmful effects associated with this harmful, depressive material. In this case, ignorance really isn’t bliss.

From a business perspective, the porn industry has a pretty clever racket going. Their product offers viewers temporary relief from anxiety, depression, and loneliness in exchange for making these same problems much worse in the long-term. [1] That works out really well for pornographers, since the worse their customers’ anxiety and isolation grow, the more reason they have to turn back to porn. But for the viewer, the end result isn’t nearly so nice.

“Any time [a person] spends much time with the usual pornography usage cycle, it can’t help but be a depressing, demeaning, self-loathing kind of experience,” says Dr. Gary Brooks, a psychologist who has

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