Pros and cons of watching porn as a couple

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Pornography can be a useful way of getting more aroused and getting new ideas to use in the bedroom. If you and your partner are planning to watch porn together, keep in mind these good and bad pointers.

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Pros

  • Watching porn doesn’t mean your partner doesn’t enjoy making love to you. Porn can be used as a mood enhancer and can boost your libido.
  • A sexual relationship can be enhanced when your imagination is allowed to run free.
  • Porn can be a great way to revive sex with your partner.
  • It’s a great place to start for sexual exploration, knowledge and is a good basis for experimentation.
  • Good sex can be encouraged by creativity, imagination and freedom. Pornography can help in both yours and your partner’s enjoyment.

Cons

  • The guilt and mistrust about pornography can tear your relationship apart.
  • Turning to pornography may cause your partner to withdraw from the real relationship because of the instant satisfaction one receives from it.
  • Pornography can cause fear of intimacy within a relationship. From the images portrayed in porn you do not learn how to form real relationships with others.
  • Pornography could make it difficult for one of the partners to view sex as a loving form of communication. As a result, pornography can decrease sexual satisfaction.
  • Porn can make sex with your partner feel boring and weak.
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