"Data on how pornography affects women's relationships with men demonstrate that women feel: emotionally distant, 15 percent; sexually distant, 14 percent; as if they are being negatively compared to other women, 42 percent; bad about their bodies, 33 percent; sexually inadequate, 19 percent; pressured to perform, 22 percent; as if sex were a performance, 24 percent; and pressured to try sex acts, 15 percent."
--Wendy Stock, "The Effects of Pornography on Women," in The Price We Pay, 87.
". . . young men learn to be sexual in environments that are not particularly conducive to intimacy and empathy. The result is . . . unconnected lust and nonrelational sexuality, and what I call fear of intimacy." 14