Does Watching Sexually Explicit Material Causes Couple To Split?

How Does Sexually Explicit Material Affect Your Personal Well-Being?

Watching adult videos when you not yet sexually developed can cause major problems as an adult. Parents should try to keep away teenagers watching explicit content on the web because of how it sets up the perception of normal.

We will all at some point in life come across the adult literature. Either by curiosity or by accident. We watch it by ourselves or with a partner.

It can be both revolutionary and traumatic experience depending on our morals and mental state. The effect is linked to our maturity when we view it.

How Does Sexually Explicit Material Affect Your Behaviour In A Relationship?

There is a huge debate between mental health researchers and psychologist on the behavior of sexually explicit material viewers.

Studies show that most heavy sexually explicit material consumers are facing real-time sexual dysfunction, performance-based sexual issues, anxiety, depression, lack of self-confidence and more.

Women can feel worthless, degraded or unwanted if their partner secretly watches X-Rated Videos as an alternative to sex and intimacy.

Especially when there has been no discussion with them. Watching adult literature secretly can lead to total separation and lack of communication and intimacy in the relationship.

Who Watches Sexually Explicit Material?

We all imagine single men browsing for adult videos online on a lonely night in a dark room. However, the reality shows it has been widely used in both genders.

International researchers estimate that rates of consumption of adult literature content can range from 50% to 99% of men and 30% to 66% of women.

When It Comes To Sexually Explicit Material, And It’s Demographics?

Online adult websites has made things available to all. Viewers of all ages have easy access from all devices. It gives 24/7 opportunity to release sexual tension without working through it. Many ask the question:

“Why bother with a real person and feelings when you can get as good as the real thing online?”

Is Watching X-Rated Material Always Bad?

In my opinion, no. As with everything in life, if you do it in moderation and share your joy (sexual fantasies) with your partner it can bring couples closer.

Having a ‘partner in crime’ is better than getting caught in secret destructive behavior. Be open and communicate your sexual needs and desires.

Always be conscious about what is healthy and what is already pushing at the edge of compulsive behavior.

How To Deal With Your Partner Watching Sexually Explicit Material Without You?

Communicate your values. If you don’t like it, speak up. Tell your partner how watching adult literature makes you feel.

Be honest, but don’t just reject him/her or their taste in adult films without genuinely trying to understand the truth desire behind it or the need of doing so.

Discuss how it makes you Feel

The sexually explicit material can make us feel insecure about our own body and look. Women have a tendency to compare themselves to the main character of the movie.

If that’s the case, tell your partner and in the meantime to work in a healthier self-body image and confidence. Many men find it emasculating to find their partner turned on by a man with a better body, bigger phallus, more endurance and so on.

Sex is not about how you look it’s about how you feel and able to be present for your partner. And size doesn’t matter, unless you make it matter.


Try to work out what is a great solution for you both when it comes to watching sexually explicit material as a habit. If she/he likes to watch adult literature from time to time and it does not affect your intimacy and connectedness level within the relationship.

You can make a weekly/monthly ‘free pass’ for her/ him to enjoy this with or without you. Be non judgemental about it. And do your best not to be jealous.

After all, whoever is on the screen doesn’t fall asleep beside your lover.

Be open to watch at least once his/her fantasy scene: Give it a try, before completely shutting off adult literature from your sexual repertoire. You never know, might find something you both like.

Most women fantasize about lesbian scenes and find watching them exciting. It could be a great match to start watching some hot threesomes and at least experience it through the screen.

How To Introduce Obscene Art Into Your Sexual Repertoire?


Mutual sexual interests and fantasies you are both into. Eliminate* taboos, unwanted sexual experiences, and fears around certain sexual acts. Get agreement on the boundaries.

Explore Options

Find sexual behaviors and acts you both find sexy. It can be as little as using a blindfold or watching a spanking video together. And as far as watching it together clothed or naked.

Start Small

Introduce one new sexual act each month. Starting from light to dark. Explicit content is only recommended for adventurous couples. Don’t go overboard with your partner for the first time you put the movie on.

You don’t want to scare them off with a gangbang or bukkake before the fun begins at home, do you?

Can Adult Movies Be The Foreplay?

Yes, it indeed can be. Some couple uses adult films to enhance* their sexual life. It creates variety, helps you find mutual interests and opens up a more in-depth connection. Good sex will create more stability in any relationship.

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