Men’s Health Thursday: Why Watching Porn With Your Partner Is Not Such A Bad Idea

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You probably have heard of a million and one reasons why you should not watch porn but we are bringing to you reasons why you should actually do. When you and your partner participate in activities together such as watching movies, playing table games, cooking and what have you, it creates a bond that is inexplicable. While watching movies that have action, thriller and comic themes, adding porn to the list can be a sort of urgency to your relationship.

Granted, watching porn is not the first thing you think of when it comes to movie choices for the weekend but a lot of sex experts have come to the conclusion that watching porn with your partner can have a lot of beneficial effects on your relationship. An expert on relationship issues Christie Hartman, (Ph.D.), says it is important for you both to be into it before commencing such and there are ways it can help tighten the bond you have with your partner. Thus, we bring to you three ways watching porn with your spouse can be beneficial to your relationship.

It Can Spark Sincere and Honest Conversations
Well, chances are that most guys reading this article have probably watched a bit of porn at one time or the other. Also, the ladies are no exception even though they find it difficult to admit that they have. The reality is that a lot of people watch porn and they do so exclusively by themselves. And the reason for this is not farfetched as cultural norms do not permit some to, just as some people don’t want to offend their partners. More so, some are quite ashamed of their habit and feat the criticism and backlash that might accompany people knowing they watch porn.
If you get to watch porn with your partner, chances are you have very little to hide from them. This builds sincerity and honesty which strengthens the bond of the relationship. Moreover, it affords you both the opportunity to talk about completely random things which will have a profound effect on your relationship. These things may include what turns you on even what you’d want to give a try. A recent publication in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found out that a lot of straight women have a preference for lesbian porn. If you and your partner watch porn together, she maybe sincere about this and you both could be open to doing things that will boost your sexual life.

READ: Mum And Daughter Go Into Porn Together

It Can Turn You On Big Time
You’d have to be a fool not to know this as it is apparent that porn has an incredibly stimulating effect on both males and females. It is also true that a lot of the times, people use porn as a tool which assists them in masturbation. Watching porn together with your partner however has a powerful way of triggering pleasure in both of you. The reason for this is that pornography has a stimulating effect on the brain akin to drinking alcohol together or watching a horror movie. And if you do get to choose porn that the both of you like, the excitement and happiness that comes with sharing will amaze you.

It Can Inspire You to Speak Up in Bed
You must have perused magazines, books and Internet pages telling you the different types of crazy sex positions and the awesome ways you can go about them. None of this however prepares you for the excitement and fulfilment that comes with watching and doing it together. The visuals make the positions more real and doable. When you and your partner watch porn together, it may encourage you both to try new acts and positions you’ve never given a thought to before. The adventure that comes with this is important especially if you have been with your partner for quite sometime.

Furthermore, a recent survey showed that over half of women that participated indicated that watching porn with their partners provided them with confidence to ask for what they want in bed. Thus, go ahead and don’t be shy to ask for that style you’re watching.

READ: New Study Claims You Cannot Get Addicted To Porn

It is however important to note that watching porn is not for everyone and as such, you should never feel obligated to watch or participate in the acts if you don’t want to. And if you are the type that wouldn’t mind a bit of adventure, bear in mind that a lot of the scenes inherent in porn movies are grossly unrealistic and you shouldn’t determine or compare your performance with that. Thus, if you and your partner want a bit X-rated fun, get right to it! Know that the experience should be a pleasurable one for the both of you and if you ever get uncomfortable with it, agree and stop. There are more fun things to do anyway.

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  1. You have a point but there are many couples that are saying watching porn together on sites like Fapshows.com really helped their relationships and they are stronger couples than never. Guess all deppends on the individuals.

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