“When it came to my first girlfriend and having sex, I couldn’t keep it up, I couldn’t feel… I could only enjoy any sort of sexual pleasure with her when masturbating.
Everything else I just pretended to seem more normal.” These stories are common.
With Flash available on most platforms and other video streaming tools provided on the rest, it doesn’t take long to download movies and hi-res photos through a mobile Internet or local Wi-Fi connection.
There is more to pornography addiction than simply loading up a website of images or streamed movies starring the world’s biggest adult movie stars, getting to grips with it and then moving onto another activity.
This ever-growing group is a massive part of many addicts’ attempts to control their masturbation habits, or as they are called in the group, “PMO” (porn/masturbation/orgasm).To put it bluntly, these guys – and yes, girls – are attempting to overcome their addiction to Internet porn, a condition that is becoming increasingly recognized and discussed by experts.Sadly, recognition and discussion doesn’t do much to help the potential millions that are locked into this way of life.Because I was spending so much time masturbating and looking at porn, I didn’t have the energy or desire to spend time with friends.” Beyond the social issues, there is in fact a range of symptoms which are typical to those that use porn excessively.The guys I spoke to on No Fap indicated that some or all of the following had happened to them (symptoms backed up in Gary Wilson’s own research): Clearly – in case you were still doubtful – pornography addiction is real.
As I write this, there are 18,928 “Fapstronauts” doing their utmost to exercise considerable self-control.