Does heavy pornography use reduce marriageability? A recent study of factors influencing when and whether a person marries by a German research group suggests it does. Writer Kelsey Clark discusses the study, interviews Wendy Maltz about what might be going on, and mentions The Porn Trap in a new article entitled, “Pornography Addiction: Another Reason for the U.S. Marriage Decline” in the Deseret News. To read the article, CLICK HERE.
The Polish publishing house, Media Rodzina, has just released “The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography” by Wendy Maltz and Larry Maltz in both e-book and paperback book formats. For more information and to order the book Click Here.
Canadian journalist, Daniel Schwartz, discusses the rising need for parents and teachers to educate children about pornography in his article, “Pornography, kids, and sex education: what to do?” published online with CBC news. The article reveals how increasing numbers of children are viewing porn and turning to it for sex education. Several studies are sited revealing concerns teens have about the impact of porn on their understanding of sex, sexual relationships and intimacy. Wendy Maltz LCSW DST was interviewed for the article and she talked about the sexual conditioning that occurs with porn when it is coupled with arousal, and porn’s negative impact on sexual development and intimacy learning. The Porn Trap was mentioned.
Canadian journalist, Daniel Schwartz
Wendy Maltz, LCSW, DST, received the prestigious Carnes Award from the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health for “her outstanding work in the field of sexual addiction.” Dr. Patrick Carnes presented the award on October 25, 2014 at the SASH National Conference in Portland, Oregon.
Carnes described Wendy as a pioneer who “was one of the first of all of us to really see the significance of cybersex and its impact on sexual health.” He praised her for helping to bridge various sexual health and treatment communities with the sex addict recovery communities, and for her enduring commitment to “making sex not only safe, but fun.”
Journalist Tanner Owens explores why turning to pornography for sex education isn’t a good idea in this insightful opinion piece published in the University of Oregon’s Daily Emerald News, entitled, “Don’t Let Pornography Show You How It’s Done.” Wendy is quoted as one of the sexuality experts who was interviewed for the article. The piece mentions The Porn Trap book.
Larry and I are pleased to report that our book “The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography” 跳出色情陷阱 is now available in an open (ie. unadulterated) Chinese translation. We want to thank Carmen Song, the amazing translator, and Law Press of China for recognizing the need for a resource to help the growing numbers of young people in China who are reporting problems caused by porn.
Truth is: today’s porn is a global concern.
Join the fun! Wendy is the guest on “Talk with Francesca” radio show Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 7 am EST (Wendy is on for the second half of the hour long show). The show is broadcast on 1510 AM Yahoo Radio in Boston, as well as, 106.1 FM in Newburyport. You can listen to an archived version from the Talk with Francesca website, here. Wendy and Francesca have a lively discussion about the types, common concerns, and pleasures of women’s sexual fantasies, discuss Wendy’s book, Private Thoughts: Exploring the Power of Women’s Sexual Fantasies, and answer a few listener questions