According to a new study done by sociologists from the University of Oklahoma. US results are came that to watch pornography negatively affect happy married couples. Starting consume adult video doubles the risk of divorce for couples who were not very religious newly married or happy in their marriage.
Researchers collected 5,000 adults and examined data who interviewed at 2 years intervals between 2006 to 2014. As part of the U.S by the General Social Survey. The researchers focused on the 373 married people who had not watched porn during one interview. But started watching it afterwards. Since 71 % of the people of total said they didn’t watch porn at any point during the entire study time. And other 15 % reported watching adult content regularly through the survey years. Finally only 7 % started watching porn during survey.
According to a servey the results came that Young Americans tend to view pornography more than older Americans. And older Americans generally have stable marriage since they tend to more sophisticated, financially established, and already have more time invested in the relationship. According to the study, who did not attend religious services every week. Watching porn linked to an increase from 6 % to 12 % in chances of getting divorce by the next interview date. Hence impact was opposite for participants who goes to church who were present at services at least once a week.
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Moreover, there are chances of divorce increased from 3 percent to 12 percent of happily married couples. If they began watching pornography between two surveys. Since this effect not seen in the couples who were comparatively less happy in their marriage. In Servey, Researchers also found that probability of divorce were less to 6 % for men whose wives stop watching adult films pornography. Since, if wives continues watching , the likelihood of getting divorce was 18 %. But the shocking was study did not find any change in divorce rates for men who stopped watching porn.
An study of 2014 published in peer- reviewed Psychology of Popular Media Culture journal said that the more a person watches porn, they are to favor extramarital affairs. Which researchers noted that one of the leading causes of divorce in the U.S. According to American Psychological Association, about 40 to 50 % of married couples in the U.S. end up divorcing.
From this article, We have no desire to push to ban pornography agenda,But that it can be harmful to marriages. But this information is useful and people should be aware of potential consequences of pornography under certain circumstances.