The Porn Myth

The Porn Myth

Exposing the Reality Behind the Fantasy of Pornography

Book - 2017
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"The Porn Myth is a non-religious response to the commonly held belief that pornography is a harmless or even beneficial pastime. Author Matt Fradd draws on the experience of porn performers and users, and the expertise of neurologists, sociologists, and psychologists to demonstrate that pornography is destructive to individuals, relationships, and society. He provides insightful arguments, supported by the latest scientific research, to discredit the fanciful claims used to defend and promote pornography. This book explains the neurological reasons porn is addictive, helps individuals learn how to be free of porn, and offers real help to the parents and the spouses of porn users. Because recent research on pornography's harmful effects on the brain validates the experiences of countless porn users, there is a growing wave of passionate individuals trying to change the pro-porn cultural norm by inspiring others to pursue real love and to avoid its hollow counterfeit" --Inside cover.
Publisher: ©2017
San Francisco :, Ignatius Press,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781621640066
Characteristics: 280 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Porn culture
The porn industry
Porn and our sexuality
Porn and our relationships
The struggle with porn
Appendix 1: Quick findings from the experts
Appendix 2: Resources for individuals, spouses and parents
Appendix 3: Brain studies on porn users by Gary Wilson.
Summary: "The Porn Myth is a non-religious response to the commonly held belief that pornography is a harmless or even beneficial pastime. Author Matt Fradd draws on the experience of porn performers and users, and the expertise of neurologists, sociologists, and psychologists to demonstrate that pornography is destructive to individuals, relationships, and society. He provides insightful arguments, supported by the latest scientific research, to discredit the fanciful claims used to defend and promote pornography. This book explains the neurological reasons porn is addictive, helps individuals learn how to be free of porn, and offers real help to the parents and the spouses of porn users. Because recent research on pornography's harmful effects on the brain validates the experiences of countless porn users, there is a growing wave of passionate individuals trying to change the pro-porn cultural norm by inspiring others to pursue real love and to avoid its hollow counterfeit" --Inside cover.

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