Pornography is toxic to relational and sexual health. Recovering from the relational health crisis of pornography involves forsaking pornography and its toxic scripts, regaining and deepening our intimate empathy, and learning and committing to safely hold one another.
Is pornography sabotaging men’s emotional connections and ability to experience authentic intimacy? These emotional consequences are often overlooked in mainstream discussions.
Thoughtful people disagree on what exactly is the essential problem at the root of our societal woes—with some emphasizing the collective failure of certain groups and others highlighting the failings inside us all.