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    (Original post by khaleesi98)
    Hmm how did you go from porn being bad to masturbation being bad? I can see what you mean about there being a lot problems with mainstream porn (including how messed up the industry itself probably is) but you haven't said anything about what you think is wrong with masturbating?

    Not judging, just honestly curious ☺️

    Also the 'accountability partner' thing sounds like a pretty sexual relationship in itself lol.

    But good luck I guess? x
    I don't think masturbating is bad. I think porn is bad but problem with masturbating on its own is just going to lead me back to porn. Also semen retention is highly beneficial too. Life force energy as some spiritual people say, let it build up instead of wasting it into a tissue every night
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    (Original post by Dominoes)
    Also semen retention is highly beneficial too.
    Not according to modern science it's not, but whatever makes you happy 👍 can't really argue with the other stuff you said though.
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    I understand why people would want to quit porn, as you said, it could desensitise someone to feeling aroused by average people who don't have the body of porn stars, but why do you quit fapping? Is there any benefit to it? Isn't it possible to fap without watching porn, except that it's harder to arouse yourself and you have to use your imagination?
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    (Original post by Proxenus)
    That's messed up lol, but 17 years though your brain must be messed up as well mate. 17 years of dopamine overload. similar to a brain of a 17 year drug addict
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    (Original post by khaleesi98)
    Not according to modern science it's not,
    Ah mate u just gonna play the prostate cancer card
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    (Original post by Heartweaver)
    I understand why people would want to quit porn, as you said, it could desensitise someone to feeling aroused by average people who don't have the body of porn stars, but why do you quit fapping? Is there any benefit to it? Isn't it possible to fap without watching porn, except that it's harder to arouse yourself and you have to use your imagination?
    Because I'll just go back to porn a couple of days later and also semen retention.
    I feel alot better when on no fap. I get intense urges at times and flat-line for a 7-10 days but when those issues aren't there I feel great. Plus get that daily accomplishment feels
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    (Original post by Dominoes)
    Because I'll just go back to porn a couple of days later and also semen retention.
    I feel alot better when on no fap. I get intense urges at times and flat-line for a 7-10 days but when those issues aren't there I feel great. Plus get that daily accomplishment feels
    Ah, thanks for clarifying. It's whatever floats your boat, I guess.
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    (Original post by Dominoes)
    Ah mate u just gonna play the prostate cancer card
    Not even claiming there are significant health benefits, just thought we'd all accepted that the idea that masturbating is somehow unhealthy was a myth. And quite a damaging myth imo. Obviously not I guess?

    Tbh the only bizarre prostate cancer fact I can come up with is that I heard somewhere that gay men are less likely to get it because anal sex 'massages the prostate'. Google says it's bs but at the time I thought it was pleasing for some reason idk

    Anyways what am I doing on this thread? Leaving now lol
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    Lol my battery life is 69%

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    I just couldn't keep up with it.

    I think it's better to just cut out the p*rn.
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    (Original post by Abolant)
    What a load of nonsense,
    Lol ikr

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    NoPorn would be a lot better

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    (Original post by Dominoes)
    Do any men here do No Fap? I'm looking for an accountability partner.
    I hit day 125 or so and relapsed and just can't get going again. Quitting masturbation and pornography is extremely difficult.

    If anyone is interested in why I quit porn here are some Ted X talks and websites links. Porn is actually extremely harmful and most blokes don't even know it. Its like the tobacco industry in 1950s in America, most people smoked and it was recommended by doctors and then gradually the 2 and 2 were put together and the effects of tobacco were recognised. High speed internet porn has only existed for 15 years or so and similar to tobacco as research starts to grow its difficult to deny what is going on.

    Basically brain thinks women on screen are real and it produces un-natural amounts of dopamine. It thinks you've hit the evolutionary jackpot and fires you up to mate with these women. Brain can't handle this over a period of time and re-wires the brain such as cutting down dopamine receptors. This numbs the brain so you end up watching more hardcore stuff as you progress. Its amazing how quick go from page 3 girls to watching ****ed up stuff and stuff that doesn't necessary represent sexuality. Porn hijacks your the reward circuit of your brain similar to drugs do. The tube sites are like the crack cocaine of porn. Porn generally causes lack of confidence, anxiety, depression, less motivation generally and to get women - why buy a girl dinner if you can just watch 10/10 on HD videos? Girls can reject you but porn won't. And of course erectile dysfunction.

    http://yourbrainonporn.com/
    https://www.reddit.com/r/NoFap/

    Tex X - Great Porn Experiment - Gary Wilson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSF82AwSDiU

    Ted X Growing Up in a Pornified Culture - Gail Dines. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YpHNImNsx8

    Tex X Porn the new tobacco - Jack Fischer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9pPgIraoOM
    This is so stupid. Our bodies are sexual. I would masturbate with or without porn. This is a complete waste of time. Focus on other things like your school work. I'm sure you don't get 100% so there's room for improvement always. Focus on things that are worthwhile, no fap is not.
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    Yeah I'm doing it but mate drop the new age *** = life force crap. If people want to buy into that they can but it's no more legit than horoscopes. It's just that abstaining from the feeling of orgasm and the chemical changes it produces is beneficial so people convinced themselves it's cause they're not wasting jizz.
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    (Original post by ServantOfMorgoth)
    This is so stupid. Our bodies are sexual. I would masturbate with or without porn. This is a complete waste of time. Focus on other things like your school work. I'm sure you don't get 100% so there's room for improvement always. Focus on things that are worthwhile, no fap is not.
    Say that to the addicts.
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    (Original post by ServantOfMorgoth)
    This is so stupid. Our bodies are sexual. I would masturbate with or without porn. This is a complete waste of time. Focus on other things like your school work. I'm sure you don't get 100% so there's room for improvement always. Focus on things that are worthwhile, no fap is not.
    The point of no fap is quitting porn not necessarily quitting masturbation. Most people tend to quit both because chances are just going to go back to it.

    You could argue there are benefits of masturbating but there are no benefits of sitting in a dark room jerking off to pornography hoping no one hears you/walks in. Quitting pornography has benefits and is backed up by science and there are also lots of testimonials about this

    I never asked for a debate I just need help
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    Completely stopped watching porn, no sh*t, that stuff does f*ck with your mind...

    Though i haven't fully stopped masturbation, i have most definitely cut down on it.
 
 
 
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