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).

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.

Age 25 - Better memory, More productive & social, I feel my emotions clearer, I like my body

young guyI'm 25 years old, I have been suffering from PMO addiction from 12 years old, total 13 years, more than half my life. I was very quiet guy, who didn’t like to socialize with others very much.

Age 26 - Much greater capacity for emotion. Sex is now an act of love, not perversion

couple in bedDay 95 - My streak started with 67 days of hardmode. Hardmode was broken with sex. Since then I have been somewhat sexually active, but still no porn or masturbation.

Age 32 - Sexual performance problems over, new energy

happy coupleI'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.

Age 27 - PIED cured, life is finally starting to look up

couple gazing at each otherPIED 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 and this sub Reddit.

Age 17 - NoFap did not fix everything in my life, although it sure helped it a lot

young guyEver 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.

Age 18 - DE cured, less anxiety, I feel alive, new girlfriend

couple kissingMy 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.

Age 16 - Mental strength manifests itself in extraordinary accomplishments

young guyMy journey in abstinence I believe has come to a certain point. I feel that it's only right to share my experiences with everybody, while simultaneously consolidating my own thoughts on the subject.


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