Science is only just beginning to reveal the neurological repercussions of porn consumption.
Pornography has existed throughout recorded history, transforming with the introduction of each new medium. Hundreds of sexually explicit frescoes and sculptures were found in the Mount Vesuvius ruins of Pompeii.
Since the advent of the internet, porn use has skyrocketed to dizzying heights. Pornhub, the world’s largest free porn site, received over 33.5 billion site visits during 2018 alone.
Science is only just beginning to reveal the neurological repercussions of porn consumption. But it is already clear that the mental health and sex lives of its widespread audience are suffering catastrophic effects. From depression to erectile dysfunction, porn appears to be hijacking our neural wiring with dire consequences.
Some problems in relationships can be tackled as a couple: Not spending enough kid-free time together? Call a babysitter. Prioritizing screen-time over quality time? Kindly escort your cell phone out of the bedroom.
Other problems are a lot harder to solve. Below, marriage therapists share eight weighty relationship problems that just can’t be fixed.
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Below, marriage therapists share seven fights couples usually have right before they call it quits. Leer Más
You might spend a lot of time thinking about ways to get a girlfriend, but perhaps not as much time considering what you actually want out of a girlfriend when you find one. It’s all very well making sure your first dates go well and that you’re a good kisser, but let’s say you cinch the deal and find yourself partnered up… well, now what? Leer Más
A research group led by NISHIMURA Kazuo (Project Professor at the Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation) and YAGI Tadashi (Professor at the Doshisha University Faculty of Economics) have released survey results showing that children who receive positive attention and care from their parents have high incomes, high happiness levels, academic success, and a strong sense of morality. These findings will be presented as a discussion paper at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI, a Japanese policy think tank). Leer Más
Living with someone we love, with all the joys and challenges, is one of the best ways to grow spiritually. But real awakening only happens, says renowned psychologist John Welwood, in the charnel ground where we acknowledge and work with our wounds, fears, and illusions.
Getting closure after divorce will almost inevitably take longer than expected, but there are steps you can take that will get you a little closer. Leer Más
John Gottman, un terapeuta con 40 años de experiencia en relaciones, asegura que puede escuchar a una pareja durante 5 minutos y determinar con un 91% de precisión si van a separarse. Leer Más