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.
Pop culture shows the married sex lives of religious people as dull and boring, if existent at all. But the research paints a dramatically different picture.
Even the best of motives do not allow us to change the commandments or remove the crosses of others.
We are often told that great sex requires us to break boundaries and follow our passions wherever they lead. But what if great sex requires us to take account of the moral value of ourselves and others?
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.
In our efforts to communicate love and inclusiveness, we may sometimes send messages that mean quite a bit more than what we had intended.
With popular media and scholars unabashed about popularizing “consensual non-monogamy,” it’s time for some straight talk about the realities behind the alluring rhetoric of “open love.”
I get together with my friends Thomas Stringham and Meagan Kohler to discuss their opinions on the sexual revolution and what role men play in teaching men proper sexual ethics.
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.
Natasha Helfer is not in trouble with the Church because the Church is trying to tell her how to do her job. She’s in trouble with the Church because she’s trying to tell it how to do its job.