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).
I'm 32 and started watching erotic material at age 13 or so... I haven't watched one single porn clip since April 2012. I discovered YBOP back then. I was shocked and it all made sense to me and it wasn't really hard to stop watching porn.
PIED has been a big problem for me. I struggled to get an erection and keep it with every girl I ever had sex with. I thought it was mostly nerves for the longest time, some of it probably was, but I started researching it and that's when I discovered yourbrainonporn.com and this sub Reddit.
Ever since I started taking this seriously two years ago my life has improved in so many ways its damn near incalculable. I have a lot going for me: I absolutely excel in almost everything I do in the arts.
My Story 6 months ago i broke up with my first girlfriend (not the prettiest), at that time i did PMO at least every day... it was bad, i had DE, I was depressed and had lack of motivation in life. I felt horrible, like something was missing.
I used to jerk off at least once a day during my teenage years and had a major acne breakout, it gradually declined to 1-3 times a week when I started working out in the Gym, the acne subsided too. Still I use to feel weak after fapping and regretted it later every time I did it.
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