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Pornography becomes part of one’s life since hitting puberty. However, there is always an aura around porn which says it’s bad.

Our obsession with porn however also leads to many types of research. The most recent among them say that porn is, in fact, good for you.

The Myth

Since decades people have warned women against their men watching porn. And men have deleted their browser history to combat this.

The logic behind this was that watching porn makes people fall out of love. Viewing the unrealistic beauty and heat on screen was believed to make one’s partner less attractive.

While it is understandable why this myth exists, isn’t it sad also at some level. This is probably why so many studies have been undertaken.

What Studies Say!

According to a study conducted by the University of Western Ontario, watching porn has no impact on how a person perceives their partner.

This study was done to counter the findings of Professor Douglas Kendrick, who conducted this study in the 1980s. He had found that watching naked pictures of women made men feel less attracted to their partner.

However, the most recent study conducted was done with a much larger sample size. This study pointed and very different results. It showed that porn and attractiveness towards one’s partner are not related.

Maybe as a human race, we have progressed. Or maybe the initial study was biased. But in short, it is absolutely fine to indulge in your favorite pornographic film.

Humans are Classy

It is probably true that as a race we have matured and evolved. Nowadays we are less affected by nude photos.

According to a study conducted by a PhD student, Rhonda Balzarini, both men and women prefer semi-nude photographs to completely nude ones.

This probably speaks loads about how mankind has changed in their preference. In today’s world, I think watching porn should be least of the worries of couples.

Reduce That Stress

Now that we have discussed and concluded that watching online porn is definitely not harmful to a relationship, contrary to popular beliefs. It is time to understand if porn has any hidden benefits.

Porn has definitely been proven as a way to relieve stress. In a day and age where both partners are extremely busy, it becomes essential for one person to keep their cool.

Indulging in a little bit of porn on the side can be very healthy for the relationship. It helps reduce the friction between the couple. Many who are in a relationship have also reported watching porn together as an activity.

Gain Inspiration

Life in today’s world has become significantly mundane. It, therefore, becomes very important to spice things up.

Porn in its most rudimentary form provides inspiration to couples on how to make things exciting. It is a great way to get some new ideas to try out.

The millennium generation is known to get bored of things very easily. And relationships are definitely one of them. But if every day is an adventure more relationships will become fairly tales.