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Why do guys withdraw just prior to ejaculation in porn?
Sex & Intimacy / 3:16 AM - Monday March 28, 2011

Why do guys withdraw just prior to ejaculation in porn?

That is typical in porn with some exception. I once read that they do so, so that the viewer knows that the act is finishing. But wouldn't the viewer know this by the reaction of the lovers if the guy came inside of her?

Furthermore, I cannot understand how the lady gets any pleasure if the guy withdraws at the height of sex and to make things even worse, why the lady enjoys his sperm shooting into her face, mouth or body.

- Asked by size008, A Mr. Nice Guy, Male, 66 or older, New York, Retired

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This from Wikipedia:
Although earlier pornographic films occasionally contained footage of ejaculation, it wasn't until the advent of hard-core pornography in the 1970s, that the stereotypical cum shot scene became a standard feature-displaying ejaculation with maximum visibility.[3][4] An oft quoted influential work of this era, Stephen Ziplow's The Film Maker's Guide to Pornography (1977), states "There are those who believe that the come shot, or, as some refer to it, 'the money shot', is the most important element in the movie and that everything else (if necessary) should be sacrificed at its expense. Of course, this depends on the outlook of the producer, but the one thing is for sure: if you don't have the come shots, you don't have a porno picture."[5][3] Nowadays, facial cum shots are regularly portrayed in pornographic films and videos.[6]

Cum shot scenes may involve the female actor "calling for" the shot to be directed at some specific part of her body.[7] Cultural analysis researcher Murat Aydemir[8] considers this one of the three quintessential aspects of the cum shot scene, alongside the emphasis on visible ejaculation and the timing of the cum shot, which usually concludes a hard-core scene.[4]

As a possible alternative explanation for the rise of the cumshot in hardcore pornography, Joseph Slade, professor at Ohio University[9] and author of Pornography and sexual representation: a reference guide notes that pornography actresses in the 1960s and 1970s did not trust birth control methods, and that more than one actress of the period told him that ejaculation inside her body was deemed inconsiderate if not rude.[10]

- Response by sexytony617, A Creative, Male, 46-55, Boston, Consulting

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All porn is aimed at degrading the woman.SHe is subserviant possitions and he ejaculates to make her further disgraced.A turn on to many men and some women.SAD

- Response by frenchkiss49, A Thinker, Female, 56-65, Tampa, Who Cares?

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They do it for the drama.

- Response by diglebe2, A Guy Critical, Male, 36-45, Self-Employed

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It's a dominance/submissive thing... It shows power and a womans willingness to have a man cum on her face... It's a visual thing. Doesn't really do it for me but that type of porn is targeted at men anyway.

- Response by cam80, A Thinker, Female, 29-35, Other Profession

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Well I can tell you that the shooting sperm on face is all about power...and it's upsetting to me that men get their jollies out of that part. I'm betting she doesn't enjoy it..probably none of it..but she's getting paid.

- Response by drenchedinpinksweet6677, A Trendsetter, Female, 29-35

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They do that in porn so it can be filmed. Real men wouldn't do that.

- Response by greenwind, An Intellectual Guy, Male, 56-65, Construction

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I would say the industry probably believes it is more erotic to see it happen then to just know it happened out of sight. It seems it is the visual factor in and of itself.

- Response by dreamdancer, A Creative, Female, 29-35, Houston, Other Profession

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Because porn is aimed, exclusively, to satisfy the female viewer. The woman fantasizes she is the woman being ejaculated on, thereby heightening the sexual experience of the female viewer. The male porn star is being used, how he enjoys himself I am not sure, but at least he is being paid to provide pleasure for his costar and female viewers....he can, at least, take that from the experience.

- Response by sirpsychosexy13, A Guy Critical, Male, 36-45, Atlanta, Who Cares?

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