Age 29 - For those who needed proof...

lessons learnedI 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).

Age 19 - Better Focus and Greater Mental Strength, more muscles and energy, stealthy looks from girls

I started PMO quite late compared to others, when I was 16-17 years old. Curiosity turned into an addiction and in the last 2 years I was using it as a crutch to cope with stress and negativity.

Now, I feel relaxed and natural talking with women without a hint of anxiety

young guyFirst off, I'd like to state that nofap by itself probably isn't a wonder-drug that will magically start fixing all your flaws, but it is a VERY important component to self-improvement.

University professor - "It's so worth it"

professorThis is my longest streak in about 9 years. I don't know if I'm even capable of expressing everything that freedom from PMO has meant but if I were to sum up, I feel like my mind and soul have healed.

"Your Brain on Porn and Other Sexual Images" (Scientific American)

Scientific American logoIs 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

Age 22 - 10 years of PIED & DE: Finally had sex & orgasmed last night without the help of pills!

happy coupleBefore I tell you my story here is a little bit of info. I started watching porn and masturbating in middle school around age 12, I am a 22 year old college student now.

Patient Characteristics by Type of Hypersexuality Referral: A Quantitative Chart Review of 115 Consecutive Male Cases

Journal of Sex and Marital TherapyCOMMENTS: 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.

Not addicted, but erections and attraction to GF much improved

smiling coupleSo I started noticing that I was watching porn more than I use to this past few months. Even signing up to some pretty big porn sites with fake email and "gift cards"

Review: Sex Addiction as a Disease: Evidence for Assessment, Diagnosis, and Response to Critics (2015)

Journal coverCOMMENTS: 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.

Age 20 - ED cured: Never had sex like this, it was natural & felt fulfilling.

smiling coupleI 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.

Age 37 - ED all of my adult life: I am cured and sex is amazing.

couple in bedI'm 37 y/o and had ED *all* of my adult life. I wanted to share this story in the hope that it will help others and so people can see that this stuff really does work.

Age 37 - OMFG! The first time in my 23 years of sex that I didn't suffer from Delayed Ejaculation

happy coupleI'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.

Age 25 - Erections are firmer and more frequent, Increased penile sensitivity, Deeper voice

stairsSo here I am, after doing 90 days of hard mode. It all worked out in one try (at least by my standards).

Study: Adolescents and web porn: a new era of sexuality (2015)

Adam holding a laptopCOMMENTS: 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).

Age 23 - HOCD: Reflecting on the past few years of NoFap and PornFree

flirtingOn the day of my 23rd birthday, I wanted to take the time to reflect on the past few years of NoFap and PornFree. The great news, for me at least, is that I'm feeling better than ever.

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