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The Case for Porn

Can Pornography Actually Help our Relationships?

Ian Kerner • 2/5/2016

Porn is polarizing. Porn is confusing. Porn can be alarming. For therapists, porn can push us out of our comfort zone and trigger negative countertransference. One thing is for sure: porn is everywhere, and it’s here to stay. So what do therapists have to say about it?

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The Case for Porn

Ian Kerner • 1/11/2016

Porn is polarizing. Porn is confusing. Porn can be alarming. For therapists, porn can push us out of our comfort zone and trigger negative countertransference. But one thing is for sure: porn is everywhere, and it’s here to stay. But this doesn’t mean that we’re being overwhelmed by an epidemic of “porn addiction,” as some people suggest. Porn can play a big role in achieving “rec-relational” lovemaking, and it doesn’t have to take away from a secure attachment.

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Copyright:
10/29/2015
Authors:
RICHARD SIMON, PH.D.
 
ESTHER PEREL, MA, LMFT
 
SUSAN JOHNSON, ED.D.
 
MICHELE WEINER-DAVIS, MSW
 
IAN KERNER, PHD, LMFT
 
SUZANNE IASENZA, PHD
 
HELEN FISHER, PH.D.
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Copyright:
10/29/2015
Authors:
RICHARD SIMON, PH.D.
 
ESTHER PEREL, MA, LMFT
 
SUSAN JOHNSON, ED.D.
 
MICHELE WEINER-DAVIS, MSW
 
IAN KERNER, PHD, LMFT
 
SUZANNE IASENZA, PHD
 
HELEN FISHER, PH.D.
Product:
NRS001170
Type:
$519.99 USD     $199.99
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The Case for Porn

Can Pornography Actually Help our Relationships?

Ian Kerner • 2/5/2016

Porn is polarizing. Porn is confusing. Porn can be alarming. For therapists, porn can push us out of our comfort zone and trigger negative countertransference. One thing is for sure: porn is everywhere, and it’s here to stay. So what do therapists have to say about it?

Daily Blog
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The Case for Porn

Ian Kerner • 1/11/2016

Porn is polarizing. Porn is confusing. Porn can be alarming. For therapists, porn can push us out of our comfort zone and trigger negative countertransference. But one thing is for sure: porn is everywhere, and it’s here to stay. But this doesn’t mean that we’re being overwhelmed by an epidemic of “porn addiction,” as some people suggest. Porn can play a big role in achieving “rec-relational” lovemaking, and it doesn’t have to take away from a secure attachment.

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Ian Kerner, PhD, LMFT, is the author of She Comes First and Passionista.