I got totally addicted to porn at some point between my teenage years and now (I'm 29), and recently this came to a head as I became hooked on webcam sex, a pursuit that is just as pitiful, yet far more time consuming than looking at regular porn (hours spent with cock in hand waiting for someone willing to get naked for you, looking at your own disgusting image in the same light that most of your fellow users do).
Is porn bad for the brain? The Savvy Psychologist explains 3 studies that looked at how we process porn and other sexualized images, and reveals the potential effects on the brain—and on how we see our fellow men and women
COMMENTS: Study on men (average age 41.5) with hypersexuality disorders, such as paraphilias and chronic masturbation or adultry. 27 were classified as "avoidant masturbators," meaning they masturbated (typically with porn use) one or more hours per day or more than 7 hours per week. 71% reported sexual functioning problems, with 33% reporting delayed ejaculation.
COMMENTS: This is a new review published in the July 2015 issue of "Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention." Although we cannot reproduce the entire paper, below is a table containing criticisms of sex addiction and the authors' responses with citations.
I made the commitment to stop watching porn on May 27. Since then, I haven't relapsed once. I got serious with a girl I cared about, a girl I had been with in the past but broke off from, mostly because of the symptoms that come with this addiction.
I've suffered from Delayed Ejaculation my entire life. I lost my virginity at 14 years old. Even then I didn't finish. Today marks the first time in my 37 years on earth that I didn't suffer from DE. I was able to finish, and I finished strong.
COMMENTS: Italian study analyzed the effects of Internet porn on high school students, co-authored by urology professor Carlo Foresta, president of the Italian Society of Reproductive Pathophysiology. The most interesting finding is that 16% of those who consume porn more than once a week report abnormally low sexual desire compared with 0% in non-consumers (and 6% for those who consume less than once a week).
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