Pornography Use in Adult Mixed-Sex Romantic Relationships: Context and Correlates

@article{VaillancourtMorel2019PornographyUI,
  title={Pornography Use in Adult Mixed-Sex Romantic Relationships: Context and Correlates},
  author={Marie-Pier Vaillancourt-Morel and Marie-{\`E}ve Daspe and V{\'e}ronique Charbonneau-Lefebvre and Myriam Bosisio and Sophie Bergeron},
  journal={Current Sexual Health Reports},
  year={2019},
  volume={11},
  pages={35-43}
}
Purpose of ReviewPornography use is a common sexual activity for men and women engaged in a romantic relationship. The objective of this literature review was to highlight the current state of research on the associations between pornography use and relational and sexual well-being in mixed-sex couples, with a particular focus on the context of use.Recent FindingsOverall, findings are mixed, and studies are plagued by methodological shortcomings precluding causal assertions. Nevertheless… 
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