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.
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation sues Pornhub for monetizing child sexual abuse. Social media platforms are increasingly problematic as well.
Netflix’s Money Shot: The PornHub Story delves into the world’s most popular porn site. But is it truly a balanced view, or does it ignore the voices of those most harmed by pornography?
The case for why pornography use is better understood as a lived solipsism and hedonism—in partial concurrence and reflective response to Hess and Barborka.
More than simply “maladaptive coping,” using pornography involves, at root, an expression of love and adoration in another human body – trusting it to bring a kind of transcendence and liberation from what hurts in life.
You can. But don’t be surprised when others are swept away. And try to appreciate the courage of those working hard to turn their hearts towards something better and more beautiful.
Too often, “men” generally are seen as the source of all that is wrong with the world. Should it surprise us, then, to see boys struggling in a man-hating society?
A viral article about Latter-day Saint female influencers and abortion advanced a claim that stretches the truth while raising important questions about the status we continue to give the influencer class.
In hopes of avoiding disappointment and contention, many of us conceal what we feel might harm our partner or relationship. Yet working through these difficulties together may be the very thing that strengthens and saves us.
I sit with several of my Public Square friends to discuss their recent articles discussing accuracies, and inaccuracies, of common assumptions about Utah.
A new study questions whether or not consensual use of pornography among partners can improve intimacy or the quality of the couple’s sex life.