Surname 1Student’s NameProfessor’s NameCourseDateHarmful Impacts of PornographyMany people across the globe continue to claim that pornography has adverse effects such as dysfunctions in sexual stimulation and attaining sexual satisfaction, loss of sexual interests in real partners, as well as, decrease in interest in one’s sexual partner (Rasmussen 173).Other detrimental effects of pornography include depression, the danger of losing the relationship and career opportunities, as well as, lack of motivation. These persons have reported developing impulsive misconception of sexual practice and sexuality such as strong beliefs that some sexual acts are more socially normative than they are believed to (Rasmussen 173). Similarly, qualitative studies on the harmful effects of pornography have shown that some users experience difficulty in trying to minimize or stop consuming pornographic materials (Harper and Hodgins 179). Although many people have claimed that pornography is dangerous, some have argued that it has positive impacts on happiness, sexuality, and decreases depression and anxiety in marginalized populations (Rasmussen 173). Further, pornography improves people’s personal and intimate sex lives and help them discover various aspects of their sexuality. It has allowed more additional sexual exploration and validation of homosexual.Pornography is a relatively new concept that therefore, there is scarce information on thisfield. Besides, it is susceptible and fraught and has numerous misconceptions, as well as, moral prejudices. Nonetheless, its adverse impacts cannot be ignored. Recently, its use has increased across the globe, especially among adults and young populations (Harper and Hodgins 179).
Surname 2Indeed, people are currently witnessing societal, psychological, and economic impacts of pornography. Further, media and other social interaction networks are rapidly undergoing pornographication. The various effects of pornography call for its investigation to establish whether such impacts are harmful or beneficial. Therefore, this paper examines the effects of pornography by arguing that it is detrimental to people, societies, and nations at large.Harmful Effects of PornographyExposing children to pornographic materials within the family settings causes stress and increases the danger of developing negative attitudes towards nature, as well as, the purpose of human sexuality (Harper and David 190). Similarly, watching pornography among youths disorients them during their growth stage when they have to learn information on how to deal with their sexuality and when they are most susceptible about their moral values and sexual beliefs (Harper and David 190). In a study by Kohut and Štulhofer, it was revealed that sexually explicit internet materials increased the uncertainties of adolescents about their sexuality (202).