Porn Stars Explain How Porn Affects Relationships — VIDEO

When most people talk about porn, it's rare a conversation ensues without some form of judgement. Is it normal and healthy? Is it cheating if you watch it in a monogamous relationship? Is it somewhere in between? A new WoodRocket video asks porn stars how porn affects couples — or, at least, how they think it does — and the answers are pretty enlightening.

These folks are slightly biased given that they make a living from the adult industry, but there's not too much scientifically-sourced evidence to contradict their opinions. The main gist is this: porn can be awesome, but porn can be harmful if it takes the place of intimacy in a relationship. As Kimberly Kane explains, if your S.O. is "in the other room furiously masturbating to porn" instead of getting it on with you, then ya might need to work on that.

Although some studies have found that men who look at porn are less likely to be happy in relationships, others have found that couples who watch porn together have happier and better relationships — so it really all depends on how you use it. Since every person and relationship is unique, it's impossible to give a one-size-fits-all answer to the "is porn good for couples?" question. Here's what the sexperts have to say about it:

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