Age 18 - Higher self-respect, more confidence, libido, willpower, productivity and approaching women

happy guyI've been on nofap for about two years now and I like to think of myself as sort of a veteran. I've done a little experimenting with all three of these "modes" and I wanted to share my experiences with them.

Mind clearer, More motivation, I'm just generally happier all the time

young guySo I finally did it.  For years I've been trying to give up, failing so many times. I even became depressed due to my addiction but also because of the fact I couldn't stop. But now, I am victorious!

Age 28 - Sex with my wife has never been hotter

happy coupleEver since I discovered porn as a teenager, engaging in PMO was my primary form of "sexual expression" (or more accurately, release of sexual frustration) for years.

Age 22 - Every man is called to be a warrior

warriorWatch this first. My story is not one of those great stories. It was full of darkness, and I had so many chances to throw it all away and turn back. And yet I got to 1 year,

Age 19 - One year: I 've struggled with porn addiction since I was about 14

young guyI'm 19 years old. I've struggled with porn addiction since I was about 14. Thankfully, my family didn't have internet access until I was 16 and my father had stringent blocking services in place so it wasn't until quite recently that it got out of hand.

Who are gynandromorphophilic men? Characterizing men with sexual interest in transgender women (2015)

Cambridge University PressComments: Men who become attracted to transgender (colloquially, shemale) porn/partners are typically heterosexual in their identification and arousal patterns--that is, typically not homosexual or even bisexual.

Age 21 - Not an addict, still saw HUGE benefits

young guyBefore I started, I noticed a lack of nofap submissions from people who were already at a relatively high point in their life and was curious to see if it would yield similar benefits

Age 22 - Socializing helps, great body, sexual tastes returning to normal

No HentaiAt the age of 17 I discovered Hentai, I was thinking like this : it’s only created person so it is bad for no one and it’s not a sin because I don’t covet anyone…

Age 30s - PIED - I am truly feeling happy for the first time in years

Happy guyI was told about this community over a year ago by a friend; about all the benefits both physically and mentally but although I read a little bit on the subject I didn’t seriously commit to Nofap. Fast forward to 3 months ago

Treatment of Compulsive Pornography Use with Naltrexone: A Case Report (2015)

Naltrexone bottleComments: Here's another case study showing that the drug Naltrexone helps porn addicts control their porn use (as a last resort). For a thorough, and brilliant, discussion of Naltrexone and porn addiction see this earlier case study.

Trading Later Rewards for Current Pleasure: Pornography Consumption and Delay Discounting (2015)

Comments: This paper (abstract below) contains two longitudinal studies examining the effects of Internet porn on "delay discounting." Delay discounting happens when people choose ten dollars right now rather than 20 dollars in a week. It's the inability to delay immediate gratification for a more valuable reward in the future.

Age 29 - Started seeing success through NoFap and developed a sex addiction instead

glowing bulbI entered into a positive set of habits at the beginning of the year, nofap, a religiously attended body building routine, healthy diet 24/7, reduced drinking, the whole lot.

Much greater focus and confidence, Also shocked to have been pursued by several women

happy guyI have done it. I've been trying to kick the habit since 2011 and I've been on NoFap for about a year, and this is my longest streak so far! I've made great progress.

Age 29 - Caught my flatmate jerking off to porn...

sheepish guyI'm in Sydney Australia at the moment, sharing a flat with this 57 year old dude. He's fat, depressed, never goes out, doesn't have any friends, and the only sex he gets is with asian hookers at massage shops.


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