Pornography: a reduction for stress or something else?

Pornography: a reduction for stress or something else?

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(Edits by: Palak Dawar)
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Anxiety and porn addiction.

Addiction and anxiety often go hand in hand. Anxiety can be called as an emotion that needs to be relieved immediately. Whenever we feel anxious we try to find various ways so as to reduce it. You can however, resolve with the help of effective problem solving methods.

There are certain symptoms that can easily tell you that you are anxious such as sweaty palms, racing heart, tightness in chest or stomach or headache. It is very important to interrupt the cycle of the brain and the body that usually establish while you think an anxious thought. For most of the youth, pornography can be a welcoming distraction from anxiety.


How does pornography affect your anxiety?

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Pornography often helps to reduce anxiety and stress in a very short period of time. However, as the time passes, a person starts to manifest some physical symptoms in response to his anxiety. In the beginning, pornography can provide you a welcoming break from the hard overwhelming feelings. To be honest, climaxing can help your body to feel an amazing sense of contentment and relaxation. Therefore, pornography can temporarily provide you an easy yet amazing relief.

However, the effects of pornography are far reaching that can even affect a person’s relationships and mental health. Continuous use of pornographic movies to reduce the anxiety can lead to sex addiction, porn addiction in general and compulsive masturbation. The victim becomes obsessed with the sexual fantasy and his uncomfortable emotions are generally connected with the sexual compulsions.


How pornography alleviates the need for the opposite sex?

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According to the studies by many psychologists, men have evolved to pursue busty women, who generally are interested in engaging in casual sex (preferably).However, the research according to the Emory university suggests that both men and  women are similarly interested in the visual sexual stimuli, but what seems to them as ‘sexually interesting’ depends on the gender lines.

Pornography can solve an important problem for men. It can offer an easy access to the commitment free sex along with the multiple partners. A man generally physically responds to these stimuli by increased blood flow, faster heart rate and erection. There are many factors that are dependent on how a man responds to the porn such as ‘How old is he? Is he already involved in sexual relationship? Does he regularly masturbate?’ It is same as food. You look at food very differently when you are hungry compared to when you just finished your favorite meal.

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Pornographic images usually activate a man’s visual system. It can reinforce a man’s behavior in the same way drugs like cocaine would. According to a renowned scientist, men are generally hypnotized while watching a porn.

Similarly for women, in a country with people of an already established mind set-up, pornography is an easy way out, being secretive about their sexual fantasies. While most women do not reach their orgasm levels so often, this is a way to relax their bodies. But, it has been observed that women engaged in pornography on a daily basis, tend to lose interest in opposite sex. They begin to imagine their sex life either as the most flowery or the least of it, and there is no in between. Thanks to the ghory imagery of women engaged in sex, broadcast through the pornographic industry directly to our minds.


Conclusion

It is important that you take only meaningful information from such pornographic videos. You need to avoid meaningless fantasy based information that can affect your mental health and general life. And as the saying rightly goes “Excess of everything is bad.”

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