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Women Watch Porn Too: Here’s How Much Filipinas Watched in 2021

Women Watch Porn Too: Here’s How Much Filipinas Watched in 2021

It’s no secret that pornography is very popular and still readily available on the internet. And if you think that men are the ones who watch porn, you’ll be surprised to find out that women watch porn too. In fact, based on one website’s statistics, women watched porn more than men!

Women Watch Porn Too, and the Numbers Back It Up

According to pornography website Pornhub’s year in review, they have gained a steady growth of female viewers. In fact, the Philippines, which tops the list at most time spent on the site, had more women watching pornography compared to men. Over 50% of Filipinos who visited their site were women, a significant increase from 39% back in 2019.

The Philippines also ranked 9th among all countries that visited the website. The majority of visitors from the Philippines also used their mobile devices to access the website.

But globally, men still watched more pornography on the website compared to women. Still, this is a sign that more and more women, especially in the Philippines, are open to exploring their sexuality.

Do Women Watch Porn Differently Compared to Men?

These days, it’s no secret that both men and women do watch porn. Additionally, the gap between porn consumption among men and women has gradually been getting smaller. This could be owed to the fact that for a lot of women, watching porn is no longer “taboo,” and is a means for them to learn more about their sexuality2.

Though, despite the fact that women watch porn, it can’t be denied that there is still a gap between porn consumption. And in some cases, this can affect the relationship dynamic of couples.

One study3 found that men tend to watch porn more frequently compared to women. Men who were single watched porn most often; but in women, those who were seriously dating, reported watching more porn. Single women reported watching porn the least frequently.

And as men went deeper into committed relationships, their consumption of porn gradually went down. Though, compared to women, they still watch more pornography.

These differences in porn consumption can sometimes affect relationships. It’s possible for some people to feel that if their partner watches porn, it might be akin to “cheating” or that their partner is no longer interested in them sexually.

Another big concern about watching too much porn is pornography addiction.

Be Wary About Pornography Addiction

As the name suggests, pornography addiction means that a person is addicted to watching too much porn. Studies conducted on persons who are addicted to pornography have shown similar behaviors to those suffering from substance abuse4.

What this means is that porn addiction is a real thing, and it can be difficult for some people to quit. With easy access to the internet, it’s much easier for a person to become quickly addicted to pornography without even knowing about it.

In fact, since women watch porn as well, both men and women can get addicted to pornography. And this is a serious concern.

If you feel that you might be watching too much porn, there’s nothing wrong with seeking help. The best way to deal with porn addiction is to seek counseling. A licensed professional should be able to help you figure out how to deal with your addiction, and prevent it from having a negative impact on your life.

Seeking help as soon as possible is one of the best ways to prevent this addiction from getting out of hand.

And in order to avoid being addicted in the first place, always be mindful of how much and how often you watch porn.

Learn more about Sexual Wellness here.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Sources
  1. Pornhub’s year in review reveals more Filipino women are on the site than men, https://www.msn.com/en-ph/lifestyle/other/pornhub-s-year-in-review-reveals-more-filipino-women-are-on-the-site-than-men/, Accessed January 3, 2021ar-AARZ4vP?li=BBr8RiR&srcref=rss
  2. Women’s Consumption of Pornography: Pleasure, Contestation, and Empowerment – Athanasia Daskalopoulou, Maria Carolina Zanette, 2020, https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0038038520918847, Accessed January 3, 2021
  3. The Porn Gap: Gender Differences in Pornography Use in Couple Relationships | Institute for Family Studies, https://ifstudies.org/blog/the-porn-gap-gender-differences-in-pornography-use-in-couple-relationships, Accessed January 3, 2021
  4. Pornography addiction: A neuroscience perspective, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3050060/, Accessed January 3, 2021
  5. Online Porn Addiction: What We Know and What We Don’t—A Systematic Review, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6352245/, Accessed January 3, 2021
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Written by Jan Alwyn Batara Updated 3 weeks ago
Fact Checked by Kristel Lagorza