As a result, women have reported going on ‘porn binges’.
Sophia says it was a sure way to achieve an orgasm and, crucially, something she could control when ‘everything else was on everyone else’s terms.’ But then it started to impact on her real sex life.
Sophia said: ‘I had to watch different porn for longer and more often.
I became agitated and stressed if I couldn’t and it would play on my mind all the time.’When she discovered her boyfriend was also using porn on his computer, she was not concerned, but relieved.
“They’re realistic on the fairytale,” she says.” Of course, like any new paradigm, Part Time Dating has it’s own flaws: namely that one partner will likely feel stronger than the other and will be dissatisfied in a relationship that is, by its very definition, limited.
In other words, there are millions of people who are having these “Part-Time” relationships – but unlike the founder suggests, the reason they’re doing it is because they DON’T want to fall in love and get married. In her words, “I don’t want to take care of an old man! The only difference about Croydon’s website is that it’s officially sanctioned. I want to meet a wonderful man with whom I can share my hopes, dreams and my life.And the sad reality is that, just like with men, being bombarded with degrading and unrealistic depictions of sex can have a detrimental effect on women’s love lives, leaving them feeling empty, not empowered.