How Porn Can Normalize Violence in Teen Dating Relationships

Although it’s not often discussed, it’s estimated that 1/3 teens in the US will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from someone they’re in a relationship with before they become adults. (Love Is Respect)

Even less talked about is the fact that pornography plays a role in informing teens’ understanding of sex and relationships. In fact, one recent study shows that approximately 45% of teens who consumed porn did so in part to learn about sex. (BBFC, 2020)

Research also suggests that as little as 35.0% and as much as 88.2% of popular porn scenes contain physical violence or aggression,

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