Sex, drugs, brains and politics (Professor Fred Toates)

Logo of the British Neuroscience AssociationLecture by Emeritus Professor of Biological Psychology Fred Toates, a pioneer in studying the dopaminergic system in the brain and its role in sex, addiction and motivation generally - and author of How Sexual Desire Works: The Enigmatic Urge.

Age 30 - Day 131, fetishes gone, feel completely different

mountainThis has been harder than any break up I have ever had to endure. Basically, I started fapping to porn at age 11. I am 30 years of age currently. I never had trouble getting women but it was the combination of both porn, fantasy, internet dating and multiple sexual partners that were not fulfilling me spiritually, financially, or making a better person as a whole.

Age 31 - Life gets a whole lot better when you free yourself from the chains that bind you.

Empowered guyIt is funny how one's life can change by changing one simple thing. Last year, on the 18th of November i decided to give NoFap another try. I had failed many many times before.

Age 30 - Becoming a Man and Losing my Femininity

AragornAny of you who are serious fapstronauts starting to discover that weird trends are happening inside you? That you're starting to act more like a man than a female? You're becoming less listening and Stewart Smalley and more Aragorn?

Internet porn: an entirely new child's game (Sydney Morning Herald)

guy at computer"What attracts you physically in a man?" Someone asked me recently. Naturally I replied that the sexiest thing about a man is what's inside his head. Naturally I didn't hear from him again. (This was almost certainly a blessing.)

Generation XXX: What will happen to kids raised on porn? (Canada)

xxxIt's been termed a social experiment — a whole generation growing up with free and easy access to online pornography. Those behind a symposium at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on Monday morning call it an abject failure.

Steeped in porn at a tender age (Winnipeg Free Press)

Growing up with pornTHERE’S no cleaning up the language when you’re talking porn with Gabriel Deem, a man who says from the age of 11 he regularly consumed obscene megabytes-worth of pornography.

How porn can shatter your mental performance with Gary Wilson (Upgraded Ape)

Upgraded Ape logoWant to have more motivation, eliminate brain fog and improve cognitive performance? Then you need to learn about how porn affects your brain.

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Age 30 - (Married) 1 year: I believe NoFap can change the way you interact with life

tantric imagery1 Year report. I first struggled with NoFap before I even had heard of NoFap over 10 years ago in my late teens. Through studying meditation courses and books on esoteric psychology and the like, I had developed NoFap streaks in the past (unbadged). I do feel NoFap added that extra realm and support to really push through and actualize these objectives.

Age 29 - A re-evaluation of r/Nofap, some thoughts on facing real life

moon riseIf you need a TLDR, skip to my concluding thoughts at the end, where I reflect on my current situation. But you’d get a whole lot more out of this post if you take ten minutes to read it.

New Treatment Models for Teen Porn Addiction. By Linda Hatch, PhD

The enormous global proliferation of online pornography has made a vast array of sexually explicit material available to a large teen audience on laptops, tablets and smart phones. And if smart accessories catch on, you will soon be able to wear your pornography. READ MORE

Age 17 - We change our false mindset to our true mindset

I'm not here for ED. I'm 17. Started all of this when I was 16. I was at the lowest point of my life, having lost everything I every had. Forced to abandon all of my family and friends and lovers. Went homeless for awhile in Florida, though that is a completely different story.

Age 24 - ED cured, even when I thought it would never happen (20 months)

Hey guys. I've been away from here for a while because I finally learned one of the keys to curing oneself is to quit counting the damn counter and just get out and live life. I had completely normal, great sex last night. I also had great sex about a week or so ago. I don't worry about PIED anymore.

Age 48 - Chronic ED cured, Improved mood, Sleep better, Women are now beautiful

I wanted to post my story because many of the stories I read on the internet really helped motivate me and maybe something I write will help someone else. In fact without that inspiration I doubt I’d have been able to take my journey as far as I have.


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