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.
I'm 20 y/o from Germany and my life has always gone rather well - well, objectively. I got good grades in school in all, had a nice girlfriend, all that stuff. But while I originally knew myself as a happy, outgoing, motivated person, I felt my energy draining continuously with the years.
Many incredible things have happened to me over these three great years. I I started this out as a freshman in high school, my intentions were a bit different though, at first I just wanted to have a girlfriend and make out like a typical teenage boy.
First off, a little about myself. I'm a 27 year old male software developer living in Las Vegas. I'm a bit of a rarer case on NoFap since I generally wasn't having any trouble with women when I started, at least not that I realized. I didn't have sex until I was 20 because I sort of lacked interest.
Finished my three month challenge and I've got to say - this experience has changed my life forever. This challenge has saved my relationship, improved my self-esteem, and even helped me finish some things I have always wanted to do but couldn't. It even fixed YES. FIXED. my inability to get an erection.
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