Watching Porn Can Hurt Teens’ Self-Esteem and Body Image

May is National Teen Self-Esteem Month, and that means it’s time to discuss some of the issues affecting young people’s self-esteem—including porn.

According to a nationally representative survey of U.S. teens, 84.4% of 14 to 18-year-old males and 57% of 14 to 18-year-old females have viewed porn.Wright, P. J., Paul, B., & Herbenick, D. (2021). Preliminary insights from a U.S. probability sample on adolescents’ pornography exposure, media psychology, and sexual aggression. J.Health Commun., 26(1), 39-46. doi:10.1080/10810730.2021.1887980COPY 

Related: Why Not Watching Porn Can Boost Your Self-Esteem and Confidence

According to reviews of dozens of studies exploring how porn affects teens, porn

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