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    I masturbate to porn often. I know many people do this, but I've tried to stop a few times and ended up going back to square one. I don't think I have an addiction, but it's difficult for me to stop as I have a high sex drive and don't have a partner.

    The reason why I tried stopping in the first place is I read online it helps with sensation, confidence, motivation etc. I haven't noticed much of an improvement when I have tried to abstain but I'm wondering if perhaps I'm not holding off long enough. I'm confused because I don't know if I should continue watching porn/masturbating or stop to feel these benefits but wind up being sexually frustrated?
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    Porn and masturbation are two different things. What happens if you drop the porn but masturbate when you're actually horny?
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    You should stop watching porn. As i know, masturbate is good if you do it reasonable. But you cant watch porn when you do it. Because you will be addicted and wasting your valuable time.
    You can find a lover, have sex (true love).
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    Porn is really, really bad for you. It desensitizes us as people and makes us want more "extreme" things sexually. Plus it exploits women! Try dropping porn, masturbate to your imagination or something.
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    Porn and masturbation are two different things. What happens if you drop the porn but masturbate when you're actually horny?
    I can masturbate fine without porn but the visual stimulation just makes it more exciting
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I can masturbate fine without porn but the visual stimulation just makes it more exciting
    The problems come when you're reliant on that.
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    Think in your case its fine, why not try to watch homemade porn?
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    Giving up porn and masturbation literally is the hardest thing ever done
    It takes ages to get on a decent streak. If you were like me, once a day for 7 years or so its almost impossible to expect to go more than a handful of days on first few a attempts. Best bet is to start with going 3 days, then 5 days then a week, 2 weeks a month etc. One day you'll get to 90 days like I did but it took well 6 months and countless relapses to do it

    Check out reddit no fap, your brain on porn, several ted x talks
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    When I was a young teenager, I read that the average masturbation frequency was twice a week. I was doing at least once a day (without porn).

    OMG?!? I must reduce how often I did it.

    It ranks as one of the stupidest things I've done - lots of beating myself up for having come when I was going to 'just play with my penis for a bit', for example. Within a fortnight, I dropped the attempt to be someone's idea of average.

    The reality is that different people have different libidos and if you want to masturbate daily, go for it. It is possible to do it less, but only by putting yourself through completely unnecessary anguish. The result is that you miss out on an awful lot of pleasure, plus the opportunity to explore your sexuality via different ways of doing it, different fantasies etc etc.
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    You know what they say about the young
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    Stop mastuerbating and your natural survival extincs will get you laid.

    Seriously, give it a week those 6s will look like 8s and you'll be knee deep in no time
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I masturbate to porn often. I know many people do this, but I've tried to stop a few times and ended up going back to square one. I don't think I have an addiction, but it's difficult for me to stop as I have a high sex drive and don't have a partner.

    The reason why I tried stopping in the first place is I read online it helps with sensation, confidence, motivation etc. I haven't noticed much of an improvement when I have tried to abstain but I'm wondering if perhaps I'm not holding off long enough. I'm confused because I don't know if I should continue watching porn/masturbating or stop to feel these benefits but wind up being sexually frustrated?
    Never.
    Ever.
    Stop.

    ..Maybe when your parents walk in..
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    watch hentai. 10x better than porn, doesnt exploit women. women in hentai are hotter. tons of varieties of hentai like futanari (shemale) yuri (lesbian) paizuri (boob job) and tons more
 
 
 
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