Kids live digital lives. They live on their phones: Discord, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, BeReal, and TikTok; incidentally the latter has surpassed YouTube for total viewing hours per month. And, as parents, you know the promise of good content on the internet, but there’s a lot of content out there that is not meant for children. […]
Therapists who work with problematic sexual behavior often say, me included, that we are worried about kids being exposed to pornography at an early age or are using pornography as a means of sexual education. Anecdotally, we know that young children have access to pornography of any theme, including violent pornography, child pornography, etc., and […]
As someone who works with individuals who struggle with problematic pornography use, I see firsthand how this can cause disruption in relationships. Therapists have much anecdotal evidence but there is not a lot of scientific research that backs up the exact influence of pornography use on relationships.