Rebooting Advice & Observations: From Successful Rebooters

The following pages contain rebooting advice, suggestions and observations from those going through the rebooting process. The Top 3 FATAL MISTAKES Rebooters Make My Thoughts On Rebooting [EXTREMELY LONG POST] Hello Gentlemen. Now we begin – Ongoing thread on RebootNation moderated by William Porn-Induced ED Reboot Advice Vlog: Gabe Deem – 9 months to have […]

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Translations of “Your Brain on Porn: Internet Pornography and the Emerging Science of Addiction”

Click on a book cover to visit the publisher’s website for all these translations and learn more about the book and its availability. Turkish edition will be out soon. German Japanese Dutch Russian Cited as “one of the best nonfiction books of the decade” by https://snob.ru/! The book has been featured in Russian Cosmo and […]

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Studies linking porn use or porn/sex addiction to sexual dysfunctions and poorer sexual and relationship satisfaction

Reality Check about Porn Addiction and sexual satisfaction Regardless of what you may read in some journalistic accounts, multiple studies reveal a link between porn use and sexual performance problems, relationship and sexual dissatisfaction, and reduced brain activation to sexual stimuli. Sexual satisfaction is so important in our lives. Let’s start with sexual dysfunctions. Studies […]

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Studies linking porn use to sexual offending, sexual aggression, and sexual coercion

SECTION #1: Studies linking porn use to sexual offending, sexual aggression, and sexual coercion (listed by date of publication) Facilitating effects of erotica on aggression against women (1978) Rape fantasies as a function of exposure to violent sexual stimuli (1981) Sexual Experiences Survey: A research instrument investigating sexual aggression and victimization (1982) Pornography and Sexual […]

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Is my fetish porn-induced?

NOTE: This page contains multiple self-reports by people (some of whom are more politically correct than others), who concluded that their porn tastes influenced their sexual tastes after they quit porn and noticed their tastes reverting. These self-reports are taken from porn recovery forums. YBOP excerpts them pretty much as they are, and their authors’ […]

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Why Shouldn’t Johnny Watch Porn If He Likes? (2011)

Sexual brain training matters—especially during adolescence (Note: View numerous comments below this article) It’s normal for kids to want to learn all about sex, especially during puberty and adolescence. This is when reproduction becomes the brain’s top priority. For this we can thank the specifics of teen-brain development. Think of an adolescent jungle primate watching […]

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Quitting Porn

Visit the Rebooting Basics to find out what you need to know about quitting porn and recovery. Questions about rebooting? Check out the long list of Rebooting & Porn Use FAQs. Or if you would rather have a comprehensive video course guide you through ceasing compulsive porn use and/or recovering from a sexual dysfunction (paid […]

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Studies reporting findings consistent with escalation of porn use (tolerance), habituation to porn, and withdrawal symptoms

Introduction Compulsive porn users often describe escalation in their porn use that takes the form of greater time viewing or seeking out new genres of porn. New genres that induce shock, surprise, violation of expectations or even anxiety can function to increase sexual arousal, and in porn users whose response to stimuli is growing blunted […]

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Studies demonstrating porn use or internet use “causing” negative effects or neurological changes

Is pornography use causing harm? COMMENTS: When confronted with hundreds of studies linking porn use to negative outcomes, a common tactic by pro-porn PhDs is to claim that “no causation has been demonstrated.” The reality is that when it comes to psychological and (many) medical studies, very little research reveals causation directly. For example, all […]

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