This page lists all the studies assessing the brain structure and functioning of Internet porn users. To date every study offers support for the porn addiction model. The results of these 22 studies are consistent with 130+ Internet addiction brain studies, many of which also include internet porn use. All support the premise that internet porn use can cause addiction-related brain changes, as do recent neuroscience-based reviews of the literature:
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What happens when you drop a male rat into a cage with a receptive female rat? First, you see a frenzy of copulation. Then, progressively, the male tires of that particular female. Even if she wants more, he has had enough. However, replace the original female with a fresh one, and the male immediately revives and gallantly struggles to fertilize her. You can repeat this process with fresh females until he is completely wiped out.
Last night I orgasmed for the first time in my life without having to masturbate. I hadn't M for 38 days, it felt amazing, I think my wife was also pleased that she was able to get me off. This was A goal of mine. For 20 or so years I've been fapping this never happened with any partners. I was worried that even after going an extended amount of time, I would be too damaged, it's at least for me a sign of progress.
I started the journey the same days as i found this community, i started reading alot of these great post about success and i felt like i have to do this. So i said fuck it, im trying, deleted all my porn on my phone and computer - and that was a huge fucking collection that i had collected over 7 years !
First off, I want to thank everyone who has helped me along the journey to 90 days. Without the support and encouragement from you guys on this board I would not have hit the big 9-0. Furthermore, I want to emphasize that it took me over a year of streaks and relapse to reach this goal. So for those of you who are struggling, you must hang in there.
90 days of hardcore Nofap. To be honest I think making this post is a lot harder than I had planned so I'm just going to speak out my mind. Background Info: 20 yr old, Virgin, Never had a gf. Before nofap I was a constant porn user. I would even go as far as saying that I was an addict. Everyday at least 2 hours was spent PMOing and I was completely oblivious so what I was doing to myself.
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