Young men today appear to be experiencing a sharp increase in ED (and other sexual dysfunctions) since the advent of streaming internet. All studies assessing young male sexuality since 2010 report historic levels of erectile dysfunction, and startling rates of a new scourge: low libido.
COMMENTS: One of the 4 case studies in this article (reproduced below) reports on a man with porn-induced sexual problems (low libido, fetishes, anorgasmia). The sexual intervention called for a 6-week abstinence from porn and masturbation. After 8 months the man reported increased sexual desire, successful sex and orgasm, and enjoying "good sexual practices."
US News reported that "Condoms Don't Prevent Erection, Study Says: New Research puts to rest an old, out-dated theory." The spin and misinformation are strong in this one! We can hear the condom manufacturers now, talking with the Kinsey folk (who did the study) saying, "Men think condoms cause ED. How can we get something into the press to convince them otherwise?"
I have been a silent observer in panic mode since May of this year. I am 34 years old. I started looking at dirty pictures at a young age, but I never really delved into internet Porn until I was married and miserable. That was ten years ago.
I 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).
Is 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
COMMENTS: 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.
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