Great tips. How old are you?
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Congratulations on your improvements.
FYI, urologists who measure erectile dysfunction don't just ask if you can get an erection. Inability to sustain an erection during sex is also evidence of "erectile dysfunction." Typically it gets worse if you keep using porn, so it's great you stopped when you did. This is a really common problem today: http://www.sash.net/unprecedented-rates-of-sexual-dysfunctions-in-young-men-may-be-related-to-internet-porn-use/
Just know that when you recover, it's not "safe" to use porn again. If it caused sexual dysfunctions once, they will develop again if you go back to internet porn.
« on: January 13, 2017, 08:30:13 PM »
Recovered addicts can be amazing, wise, humble, loving mates. Well done having a heart big enough to make it through such a difficult time.
Not sure if you would find this useful: http://www.reuniting.info/lazy_way_to_stay_in_love
All the best!
« on: November 21, 2016, 11:26:04 PM »
Sad story, brilliantly told. Sorry for what you and Rachel went through. How old are you?
It's sad that humanity doesn't realize how important careful management of sexual energy is in terms of our perceptions and priorities.
Hats off to you sister for being a well informed therapist, rather than a crackpot like many "sex therapists" today who are making their careers by ignoring the solid science to promote the schlock "science" that the mainstream journalists are purveying for the most part. So many young men and their partners are suffering needlessly.
Thanks for telling your story.
« on: November 21, 2016, 11:21:37 PM »
You aren't alone. Happens to most guys. It's hard to accept that it's really the porn, with the mainstream press and even some crackpot scientists lying to you. You might like this page: http://yourbrainonporn.com/what-is-it-like-to-experiment-with-porn-after-recovery
How old are you? What benefits did you see after you quit? Did you have any sexual dysfunctions when you decided to quit?
« on: November 09, 2016, 01:41:09 PM »
Suggest you check out this page before you analyze your situation further: http://yourbrainonporn.com/ask-us-iam-attracted-to-gay-transsexual
The largest porn giant, Mindgeek (which owns 9 of the 15 largest free porn hubs), is the porn producer/distributor with the deepest pockets and the greatest interest in having people continue to believe porn is harmless. They are the ones pandering the free porn, knowing that kids (as well as adults) are viewing their vids...a lot. They are the ones who make money from every click, due to ad revenues.
Also, keep in mind that the sexual enhancement drug makers never before had customers under 40. In less than a decade, they now have billions of dollars worth of sales from young men...thanks to streaming porn on tube sites causing severe sexual dysfunctions.
Are we up against some Very Big and Unethical $$$$ when it comes to efforts to suppress this message in every way possible?
Can you find a therapist to help you at this site? http://www.new.sash.net/
It's not unusual for cravings and weird fantasies to get stronger at first, during a reboot. But giving into them makes them worse. They will settle down as you get your brain back into balance. The things that help the most are exercise, meditation, time in nature, socializing, staying offline, and beneficial stressors like cold showers.
Meanwhile, when you have cravings, try these things:
• Urinate, which can reduce the urges. (Drink a lot of water if you need to.)
• Splash cold water on your junk.
• While you release your breath slowly contract your butt/hamstrings as hard as you can so that you feel like you're lifting up and keep it like that until you can't anymore and release it slowly.
• Hold your breath for 30 seconds.
• Avoid fantasizing.
• As a single movement, practice contracting and pulling upward the entire floor of your pelvis, including the anus, perineum, and genitals. It should feel like you are trying to stop yourself from going to the bathroom. You can practice this in sets of 15 or 20 contractions, holding them as long as you can. Kills boners.
« on: July 27, 2016, 10:00:20 AM »
Here's an interesting take on animal masturbation: http://yourbrainonporn.com/masturbation-fantasy-and-captivity
Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction/Delayed Ejaculation / Re: For how long it will take to medically recognize that porn induces ED« on: April 19, 2016, 10:37:46 AM »
Congratulations on your recovery. It's great you found the information here helpful.
Streaming internet porn is a new phenomenon and it will take time for the medical/scientific professions to catch up.
Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction/Delayed Ejaculation / Re: PIED cured! 26 y/o, 2 months no porn, reboot with girlfriend! Success!« on: March 02, 2016, 12:26:14 PM »
Great to hear of your progress. I'm curious. Did you cut back on porn use while in relationships in the past? Maybe that's why things would eventually get better.
It's interesting that you continued to masturbate to fantasy. But you said when you did the PIED test, you *couldn't* masturbate to fantasy. Did you take a short timeout from masturbation (+ avoiding porn) at first when you started this recovery?
Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction/Delayed Ejaculation / Re: To everyone struggling with delayed ejaculation, there is hope. Trust me« on: February 12, 2016, 05:22:39 PM »
Congratulations. How old are you? How long were you aware of the problem?
« on: January 21, 2016, 11:25:32 AM »
Avoiding fantasizing is really helpful during a reboot. Sounds like that might help with this too. Have a look at this link: http://www.yourbrainonporn.com/what-about-fantasizing-during-reboot
Congratulations! Suggestion: if you do masturbate, no porn: http://yourbrainonporn.com/how-do-i-masturbate-without-porn It's really easy to slip backward in times of stress. As you age, your brain gets harder to re-train.
Word to the wise: http://yourbrainonporn.com/what-is-it-like-to-experiment-with-porn-after-recovery
If you want to re-train your brain, you need to be as consistent as possible. Indefinitely.
Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction/Delayed Ejaculation / Re: My PIED story. I need your advices and opinions« on: September 27, 2015, 04:21:43 PM »
This is a HUGE problem for your generation. You really have to quit porn completely if you want to have normal sex. This is happening to many guys.
If you do masturbate, no P: http://yourbrainonporn.com/how-do-i-masturbate-without-porn
Motivation: http://www.yourbrainonporn.com/research-confirms-enormous-rise-youthful-ed As you age, your brain gets harder to re-train.
« on: August 29, 2015, 08:33:27 PM »
Do you know about the chaser? http://yourbrainonporn.com/what-chaser
Sounds like useful research. Can you post a different link to this study?
Meerkerk et al. , 2011 (http://www.ivo.nl/download.php?file=/UserFiles/File/Publicaties/2011-09%20De%20Opwinding%20voorbij.pdf) A password is needed to access it.