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    (Original post by Kingban)
    is it to late to join?
    No, of course not! Hop on board!

    When did you begin? Today?
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    Probably get warned for this image as well. Damn mods are out in full nazi force tonight
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    Terrible, terrible day today. unexpected rejection from my preferred uni so I failed. I could have gone on but I couldn't get myself to do any much needed revision with those levels of stress.

    Sorry guys, I'll be back in a week or so when my exams end, but ill be unofficially trying not to fap during exam time too
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    Can I join late? started on the 8th. Definitely noticed a difference in how I act/ how girls respond. Don't know if it's just me imagining things or if it's a placebo but in the end I really don't care!
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    Here, let me help. :giggle:

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    I smell something deeply propagandist (even religious - I mean have you read the Jehova's witnesses' mag where they try to disprove evolution by using scientific facts?) about this. First of all, I agree that abstaining from masturbation will increase lost sensitivity over time and make the next encounter - solo or not - more pleasurable. It may even lead to a so called increased social competence in finding "partners". Whether this is due to it being the only way to get satisfaction, a mere placebo or real change, isn't known.

    Second of all, I completely disagree that masturbation leads to a lack of interest in sex with another person. This would have been obliterated as a significant adaptive failure. If anything, masturbation must increase sex. The experience of having sex with someone is entirely different to masturbating. The rush of the anticipation of sex is not something you get even from the most satisfying "fap". Indeed, constant stimulation causes a loss of sensitivity over time; but the argument that we should preserve this limited sensitivity to have pleasure later on in different circumstances makes no sense, when we might as well get that pleasure as we want it, when it's needed most.

    I applaud the "no junk food" challenge, but the "no fap" challenge seems backed up by a load of rubbish aimed at making anxious and gullible teenagers, as well as those attempting to justify certain cultural or religious nonsense, feel better about themselves.
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    Perfect response.

    To refute his point, while I was jerking off I didn't care too much about being single because I had a hand to go home to.
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    Day 6. Had a sex dream last night but luckily managed to wake up before anything happened. Could have been a real mess.
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    (Original post by Knight Artorias)
    u r 1 cheeky **** m8

    I'm 18 do I have potential?

    I see that you are aware.
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    (Original post by Flying Cookie)
    I smell something deeply propagandist (even religious - I mean have you read the Jehova's witnesses' mag where they try to disprove evolution by using scientific facts?) about this. First of all, I agree that abstaining from masturbation will increase lost sensitivity over time and make the next encounter - solo or not - more pleasurable. It may even lead to a so called increased social competence in finding "partners". Whether this is due to it being the only way to get satisfaction, a mere placebo or real change, isn't known.

    Second of all, I completely disagree that masturbation leads to a lack of interest in sex with another person. This would have been obliterated as a significant adaptive failure. If anything, masturbation must increase sex. The experience of having sex with someone is entirely different to masturbating. The rush of the anticipation of sex is not something you get even from the most satisfying "fap". Indeed, constant stimulation causes a loss of sensitivity over time; but the argument that we should preserve this limited sensitivity to have pleasure later on in different circumstances makes no sense, when we might as well get that pleasure as we want it, when it's needed most.
    It's not propaganda - you're not a male, you don't have male physiology, you don't have male testosterone levels or male libido, or a penis, so really, you have nothing to stand on, you are coming from nowhere. You don't understand what it's like to have your mind poisoned by male libido, testosterone and porn for 9 years. Masturbation does lead to a lack of interest in sex, many of us males have experienced this first hand. Masturbation in the 21st century is different to masturbation as cavemen - porn being the key. Porn has only been around within the last couple hundred years, and people masturbating to videos of other people having sex is a relatively recent thing. Maybe masturbation for you doesn't lead to a lack of desire to have sex because you don't need to watch porn every single time you masturbate, like some guys do. To most men, the idea of masturbating without porn is an alien concept. For the past 8 years, I probably masturbated 95% of the time with porn, if not more.


    The idea of masturbation doesn't just apply to sex; why go out and find someone to have sex with and take all the risk (STD, pregnancy, emotional harm) rather than just masturbate with your hand? To your brain, they're one and the same - your penis ejaculates. It has done it's job. Your brain is hardwired to release dopamine on ejaculation/orgasm. It could be argued that ejaculating is the meaning of life for men - to propagate their DNA to the next generation and procreate.

    This ideology though can be applied to many things - why should I live my life when I can play the sims and "play" life in a controlled environment? Why should I go out and get educate and achieve qualifications when I'm happy with what I've already got? Why should I socialise and talk to people when I can talk to people online or do solitary activities? These are the thought patterns of some chronic masturbators and masturbation/porn addicts. They have no motivation to do anything in life, so long as they get their next fix.

    I don't mean no offence, but you can never understand what it is to be a male.
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    (Original post by Flying Cookie)
    I smell something deeply propagandist (even religious - I mean have you read the Jehova's witnesses' mag where they try to disprove evolution by using scientific facts?) about this. First of all, I agree that abstaining from masturbation will increase lost sensitivity over time and make the next encounter - solo or not - more pleasurable. It may even lead to a so called increased social competence in finding "partners". Whether this is due to it being the only way to get satisfaction, a mere placebo or real change, isn't known.

    Second of all, I completely disagree that masturbation leads to a lack of interest in sex with another person. This would have been obliterated as a significant adaptive failure. If anything, masturbation must increase sex. The experience of having sex with someone is entirely different to masturbating. The rush of the anticipation of sex is not something you get even from the most satisfying "fap". Indeed, constant stimulation causes a loss of sensitivity over time; but the argument that we should preserve this limited sensitivity to have pleasure later on in different circumstances makes no sense, when we might as well get that pleasure as we want it, when it's needed most.

    I applaud the "no junk food" challenge, but the "no fap" challenge seems backed up by a load of rubbish aimed at making anxious and gullible teenagers, as well as those attempting to justify certain cultural or religious nonsense, feel better about themselves.
    Masturbation leads to watching porn, I'm doing this to try and give that up, thats why I want to control myself
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    Thought I'd reply to something someone posted above, can't quote as I can't find the original post on my phone.

    It's in regards to masturbating less and having more sex.

    Those who have sex more do actually masturbate a lot more. It's adaptive in that it expels older sperm and allows for the next encounter to be more successful in terms of impregnation - though obviously that last part isn't so relevant now. Nevertheless studies have shown that men who are more successful at getting partners and getting sex do masturbate much more. Interestingly this is also true in other species of animals.

    I would post links but like I'm said I'm on my phone so it's difficult. You could Google it and find some easily. Just thought it was an interesting point to share.

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    definitely feeling the effects after failing last night - I'm half asleep, and not as motivated as before :confused:
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    No fap, what can I say :/ I feel so I don't even know how to put it, it so long

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    (Original post by Flying Cookie)
    I smell something deeply propagandist (even religious - I mean have you read the Jehova's witnesses' mag where they try to disprove evolution by using scientific facts?) about this. First of all, I agree that abstaining from masturbation will increase lost sensitivity over time and make the next encounter - solo or not - more pleasurable. It may even lead to a so called increased social competence in finding "partners". Whether this is due to it being the only way to get satisfaction, a mere placebo or real change, isn't known.

    Second of all, I completely disagree that masturbation leads to a lack of interest in sex with another person. This would have been obliterated as a significant adaptive failure. If anything, masturbation must increase sex. The experience of having sex with someone is entirely different to masturbating. The rush of the anticipation of sex is not something you get even from the most satisfying "fap". Indeed, constant stimulation causes a loss of sensitivity over time; but the argument that we should preserve this limited sensitivity to have pleasure later on in different circumstances makes no sense, when we might as well get that pleasure as we want it, when it's needed most.

    I applaud the "no junk food" challenge, but the "no fap" challenge seems backed up by a load of rubbish aimed at making anxious and gullible teenagers, as well as those attempting to justify certain cultural or religious nonsense, feel better about themselves.
    Go away. This is a sacred place.

    Edit: I should add that none of your arguments are new, and have all been refuted before.
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    (Original post by HFerguson)
    It's not propaganda - you're not a male, you don't have male physiology, you don't have male testosterone levels or male libido, or a penis, so really, you have nothing to stand on, you are coming from nowhere. You don't understand what it's like to have your mind poisoned by male libido, testosterone and porn for 9 years. Masturbation does lead to a lack of interest in sex, many of us males have experienced this first hand. Masturbation in the 21st century is different to masturbation as cavemen - porn being the key. Porn has only been around within the last couple hundred years, and people masturbating to videos of other people having sex is a relatively recent thing. Maybe masturbation for you doesn't lead to a lack of desire to have sex because you don't need to watch porn every single time you masturbate, like some guys do. To most men, the idea of masturbating without porn is an alien concept. For the past 8 years, I probably masturbated 95% of the time with porn, if not more.


    The idea of masturbation doesn't just apply to sex; why go out and find someone to have sex with and take all the risk (STD, pregnancy, emotional harm) rather than just masturbate with your hand? To your brain, they're one and the same - your penis ejaculates. It has done it's job. Your brain is hardwired to release dopamine on ejaculation/orgasm. It could be argued that ejaculating is the meaning of life for men - to propagate their DNA to the next generation and procreate.

    This ideology though can be applied to many things - why should I live my life when I can play the sims and "play" life in a controlled environment? Why should I go out and get educate and achieve qualifications when I'm happy with what I've already got? Why should I socialise and talk to people when I can talk to people online or do solitary activities? These are the thought patterns of some chronic masturbators and masturbation/porn addicts. They have no motivation to do anything in life, so long as they get their next fix.

    I don't mean no offence, but you can never understand what it is to be a male.
    If this is about watching porn rather than just masturbating, then that's different. No mention from the OP so really have nothing to apologise for. As for the general gist of "you can't know something if you're not it and have n" - what a very sad definition of a fact whereby one's, or indeed many people's joint experiences suddenly are perceived as a fact. This thing people have, it's called the frontal lobe and it's pretty big. Its great function is the ability to recreate situations in the mind and attempt to simulate various outcomes, before actually doing anything. There is nothing remotely challenging about simulating bring addicted to porn, having a libido which overrides your life, or indeed a penis.

    The purpose of life most certainly doesn't lie in ejaculation. If you look at it as a reflex isolated from everything else (the presence and involvement of an actual partner, in this case), then yes. But that's not equal to reality. In reality, the responses to having sex with a partner are not identical to masturbation, even though the outcome may be. Monkeys, kangaroos, etc. masturbate for leisure, because masturbation and sex have different kinds of pleasure deriving from them.

    Lastly, to suggest that if most guys watch porn, and some are porn addicts which is a terrible thing, then most guys should stop masturbating, backed up by totally unrelated scientific facts which are perfectly valid in isolation rather than in unison, is a pretty outrageous fad. I stand by my previous post.
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    (Original post by Knight Artorias)
    Go away. This is a sacred place.

    Edit: I should add that none of your arguments are new, and have all been refuted before.
    Then I should add that your choice of the word "sacred" is hilarious.
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    (Original post by Flying Cookie)
    Then I should add that your choice of the word "sacred" is hilarious.
    brb isn't male
    brb has no idea what it's like to have a male libido
    brb provides no hard science, merely conjecture
    brb I have my own personal experience of the positive effects that no fap brings

    Seems legit
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    (Original post by Flying Cookie)
    Then I should add that your choice of the word "sacred" is hilarious.
    No one cares what you think of the challenge. If you're not taking part then why are you posting in this thread :rolleyes:
 
 
 
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