ask: My boyfriend continues to save pictures of naked women on his computer after I've asked him to stop! Then masturbates while I am sleeping in the same room!

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Hey guys. I have been holding this story in for so long that I had to get it out to someone, as I have been too embarrassed to ask friends. I have many questions, and was excited to see there was a site that I could vent to. My boyfriend and I have been together for over a year now, and have had plenty of ups and downs, but the biggest fight that ever comes between us is his appearing to be addicted to looking at women on the internet. We have lived together most of the time that we have been seeing each other, which has been difficult for us, as we rushed into it way too soon, but because of this, I know many things I wish I didn't. First problem we had was he had hundreds of pictures of naked women saved on his computer, which personally I found disgusting, and hurtful!! The numbers continued to grow, even after I told him that I understood if he needed to look at them online to "get off" but I strongly insisted that I was not okay with him saving the pictures. After refusing to do it, I finally had a massive break-down about it, and his response was that he was so sorry and then the next day he showed me that his pictures file was empty, and that he did it because he loves me so much and knew how much it meant to me. Of course I was ecstatic, only to find out that a week or so later, he had just moved them into a folder of a folder of a folder so that I would never find them again! He flat out lied to my face! I felt cheated, disgraced, mortified, and betrayed, it was horrible! Since then there have been many discussions about how I am not comfortable with him saving the pictures, and have asked a million times for him to stop, in which he gets extremely angry with me, and says I can't tell him what to do, or he will agree to stop...but continues! I can't control my anger about it sometimes, and end up going in and deleting all of them out of rage, yet he just continues to save them! And to top all of that off, he will look at them, as well as a million other sites and masturbate while I am sleeping in bed beside him! Waking up to this, I have told him so many times how disgusting and disrespectful I think it is, but I cannot get him to stop! It feels like every morning I wake up to see there is a towel beside his computer to clean up his "mess" and it is actually starting to make me completely not attracted to him, because I am just so grossed out by it! Why can't he just go to another room? Or do it when I am not around? In-turn I feel like it is extremely affecting our sex life, because he just doesn't seem to ever want it enough, especially for a 21 year old! Please help...I don't know what to do anymore about either situation! He refuses to respect my wishes or even appear to care about my feelings. Am I being unfair and overreacting about this?

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Im sorry I am a female and I have been in a relationship for 12 years boyfriend watches porn too. There is nothing you can do to stop are better off letting him do it. One thing I learned when I turned the situation around and I started watching porn. ..OMG!!! Trust me he didnt like think I may be comparing his penis size to some other guys.So trust me it all works both ways..If you truly love each other he's with you and your sleeping together and not running around on each other..Spice up the sex make it fun and interesting dress up for him..take control once in like to be ravaged too.. : )

April 13, 2015 - 9:18am
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My ex-fiancé (as of today) and I have been having a lot of problems over the last couple of weeks about him saving several pictures of naked women on his phone and watching porn too much when I thought we had already agreed that he wouldn't do it again because I had told him it hurt my feelings. We talked about about it several times and I thought everything was going to be okay after he apologized. Last night I discovered, by accident, that he had just moved pictures from his phone to his email address. What bothered me the most was that among those several women was a picture of his ex girlfriend and of MY SISTER! My younger sisters ex boyfriend had photos of her uploaded to a porn site out of spite/revenge. My ex fiancé, instead of telling me so I could tell her saved them for his personal use. I was so hurt and so upset, I called off the engagement. We have been together for nearly three years and we do live together. Everything we own we share and we had a set life already. Because of that, we are still living together but I don't know what to do. I am so confused because I don't know if I can trust him with my family anymore. I don't know if I am over reacting and should just forgive and forget or if I should cut him out of my life for protection of my family. In spite of everything, I still love him. I'm just so hurt.

April 5, 2015 - 5:33pm
EmpowHER Guest

I think this is disguisting. I just saw on my mans phone that he has over 3700 images of women. I feel horrible over this. We have been together for 23 years and now I wonder what else he has been hiding from me. As of right now he has no idea that I know because he will be pissed when he finds out I looked on his phone. I can honestly say I was totally shocked. That sounds like a real problem to me. Nowonder he doesnt findme attractive. I wouldnt either if I was looking at young beautiful women without an ounce of fat on their bodies and someone doing ther make up and hair everyday. This has completely changed my thoughts and feelings for him. How can you love someone but have to look at pictires of people you dont even know to get turned on?? No wonder he doesnt want to have sex with me. He can do it himself with any model he finds online.

April 4, 2015 - 9:32pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I am truly sorry and I feel for you.l am dealing with the same type of problem. It really hurts and it makes us really become even more aware of what we look like. I can't compete with super models and porn stars im not even going to try.But atleast I know what is on my body is what I was bornwith not surgically implanted..I try to stay proud and hold my head up..and I you will too....: )

April 13, 2015 - 9:31am
EmpowHER Guest

I am in a similar situation. I have been with my boyfriend for 4 years. A few months ago I discovered he had a secret folder in his computer with photos of girls in bikinis. I understand that it's perfectly normal for guys to masturbate over other people, but the photos of the women that I have found are of people that we both know and hang out with. i felt so betrayed. And I chose to forgive him and he swore he would never do that again. Until recently I found more photos of other women that we know on his phone. And his defence was that it is his first slip up in months.

March 24, 2015 - 7:21pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Oh my gosh, I have the same problem. My boyfriend has screen shots of a girls we know from high school. It makes me feel like I'm not good enough. Idk what to do. He also had videos and photos of porn.

March 25, 2015 - 12:21am
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I have the same problem. Me & my boyfriends been together for almost 2 years and I found out he was contantly looking at porn about a year ago, it bothered me but not as much as it does now. It's like he would rather look at naked girls than be with m. I've confronted him about it many times and he says the same old things "sorry, I won't do it again" I try not letting it bother me but when he does it consistently and I suspect that's what he's doing while I'm around it really hurts. ANd of course the first thing us women think is "am I not good enough" but when I ask him if anything is wrong with me he tells me no? So I just don't know what to do at this point. I'm sick of crying over these things I just want him to appreciate what he has infront of him rather than fanticising over other women...

March 4, 2015 - 12:52pm
EmpowHER Guest

Well I am a Man and I truly love woman in general, and to save pictures and to get his relief , is ok , but this can be a situation when this might be more of a problem , the other side if you will, Exabitionest , or even around children to much is a bad sign , but he needs to see a doctor , we read about sexual things over the news,
and not saying he is doing something in the other mask he is hiding something, to much Master bait is wrong, he has you and needs to pay more attention to you, just you watch what age , and go from their, IT is VERY NORMAL, BUT YOU WILL SEE IN THE END

February 22, 2015 - 10:44pm
EmpowHER Guest

Oh is perfectly natural for men to want to look at naked women. I actually love the fact that my husband masterbates next to me in bed. He's home, he's safe, he's not cheating, etc. Sex is a major topic. You need to find someone that has the same values, wants, and needs as you. Don't BLAME the men because you find something disgusting. There is no accounting for taste. To each his own. And so on. If you have that big of a problem with what he is doing, and yet he continues to do it, then you need to find someone who doesn't do it. Simple as that.

January 31, 2015 - 2:54pm
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I know I've seen this way late but ik what you are going threw. The guy I'm dating now keeps on looking at Port on his phone and saving naked pictures of other women. I feel like shit because of this because it makes me feel like I'm not good enough. With that even being said we have sex alot everytime he wants it but when I want it he rejects me. I have been threw this before with my ex husband who is the father of my two children. And he knew everything that has happened between me and my ex and how I feel about it but he still keeps doing it. And everytime i confront him about it he gets all pissed off at me for looking threw his phone. Yes ik I was in the wrong there but something was telling me something wasn't right and so I looked and I find out I was right. I am at a loss of what to do because of my children he is a great dad to them and they love him and when he does leave when we fight they both ask where he is and goes looking for him( mind you they are 2 1/2 and 18 months and they don't know their real father because he walked out and wants nothing to do with them) I'm am at the point I want to end it but don't know if I can bring myself to do it. Oh also one more thing. The one night he came home from work for a few hrs (he used to work on a tow boat for two weeks straight and one week off) he was messaging a girl and was making plans on meeting up with her but when that fell threw is when he came home to me.....

January 14, 2015 - 4:06am
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