Home > News > Dear Abby Asks Larry Flynt to Assess Why Men Love Porn • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options


Dear Abby Asks Larry Flynt to Assess Why Men Love Porn

Dear Abby Asks Larry Flynt to Assess Why Men Love Porn
Get XBIZ News
Mar 21, 2012 10:30 AM PDT    Text size: 

LOS ANGELES — Dear Abby, the most widely syndicated newspaper columnist in the world, in a column today says that some women find it stimulating to watch porn with their husbands.

Dear Abby author Abigail Van Buren (carried on by Van Buren daughter Jeanne Phillips) answered a letter from a woman who signed her name "No Fan of Porn," complaining about a heated debate at a dinner party over the topic of porn.  

In the column, she asked LFP founder Larry Flynt to provide expert opinion and weigh in why men love porn.  

The letter read: "Dear Abby: At a recent dinner party the men and women got into a heated debate about porn. The men said men love porn because it shows women enjoying sex with abandon. We women protested that women who behave this way in real life are labeled "sluts" by both men and women. Do men not realize this makes no sense? If you can't answer this, maybe your male readers can."

Dear Abby replied: "Dear No Fan: Not being an expert on the subject of pornography or why men enjoy it, I posed your question to a recognized expert — Larry Flynt. His answer is different than the one given by the men at the dinner party. He said that men love porn because men are aroused by the visual. Then he added that women are more turned on by the written word, which is why torrid romance novels are so popular.

"P.S.: Women who enjoy sex with abandon are not necessarily 'sluts.' Many of them have high morals, are very happily married, and find it stimulating to watch porn with their husbands."

Dear Abby commands a client list of about 1,400 newspapers worldwide, and a daily readership of more than 110 million people. She receives more than 10,000 letters and emails per week.  

Van Buren, Dear Abby's author, is one of only three laypersons ever to be granted a prestigious Life Consultant membership in the Group for Advancement of Psychiatry, an organization of nationally respected psychiatrists dedicated to shaping psychiatric thinking, public programs and clinical practice in mental health.

Her sources include Supreme Court justices, senators, members of Congress, civil rights leaders, world-renowned doctors and scientists, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, the U.S. president and now one of the most recognizable names in the porn biz — Flynt.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !


How Advertisers Use Your Devices to Sell You Stuff

The paranoia has reached an all-time high. Now some people actually believe that their microwave ovens are spying on them — despite the fact they don’t have any listening devices or cameras.... More »

As Mobile Grows, So Does Need to Push Sales

The number of consumers browsing and buying online will reach 270 million by 2020, driven largely by activity on mobile devices, according to Forrester. Business is booming and the fact that most purchases... More »

With AI, Routine Tasks Start Fading Away

I just turned 42. The list of things I may never do again is growing fast. I no longer dream that I will become an Olympian in any sport except archery or horseback riding. The oldest Olympians in those... More »
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.

Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ World magazine, the industry's leading e-commerce trade publication, delivering in-depth coverage of the online, mobile and ancillary digital markets.


XBIZ.net Paysite Meetup

May 04 - May 04
Prague, Czech Republic

Eurowebtainment 2017

May 17 - May 20
Majorca, Spain

XBIZ Retreat

May 30 - Jun 03
Miami, Florida

XBIZ Miami 2017

May 30 - Jun 02
Miami, Florida
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!