The NoFap® Team

Anti-Pornhub petition reaches a million signatures.

In February 2020, Laila Mickelwait launched the #Traffickinghub campaign, which started as a change.org-hosted petition to “shut down Pornhub” in response to alleged loose enforcement against sexually exploitative content uploaded by users of their website. The campaign organizers accuse Pornhub of lax moderation policies, which they say allows the website to profit from human trafficking, …

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Attempt to delegitimize NoFap’s legal fundraiser thwarted.

NoFap’s founder Alexander Rhodes recently filed a federal lawsuit against entities who have been orchestrating a defamation campaign against him and this website. In late 2019, we launched a fundraiser to help Alex pay for the legal expenses associated with this important litigation, which has already raised almost $130,000. Unfortunately, in reaction to the crowdfund, …

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Reddit is terrible (and great) for porn addiction recovery.

Reddit is a social media forum-hosting platform known for its user-generated content. Indeed, almost everything on Reddit is user-generated, including the forums that it hosts. These forums hosted on Reddit’s servers are most often referred to as “subreddits,” which makes it easy for Redditors to connect about subject matter that interests them. Similar to Facebook, …

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Thinking that porn addiction is real isn’t the same thing as being “anti-porn”

There has been a push by some organizations in the porn industry and its friends, along with some activist porn advocates, to dishonestly label anyone who raises concerns about excessive porn use as being “anti-porn.” While there are certainly some recovering porn addicts who also separately hold “anti-porn” beliefs, this is not a label that …

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13-year-old warned about addiction in Pornhub comments section

Teenagers have gotten life advice from their elders since the dawn of civilization. However, you don’t expect to see this happening in the comments sections of online porn videos. Pornhub user “Chad-Thundercock,” who is in his 20s, was surprised to see a comment from a 13-year-old bragging about having Pornhub Premium account in the comments …

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Can playing video games help you quit porn?

Does gaming “level up” recovery from porn addiction – or does gaming cultivate a lifestyle where porn use is likely to thrive? There is no definitive answer. Through operating a large support network, we’ve noticed many people report that gaming has been any mix of beneficial, inconsequential, or harmful to their recoveries from porn addiction, …

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How to host an effective porn addiction recovery support group.

Since the beginning of our website, users have been setting up small peer-organized accountability partnerships to help recover from porn addiction, porn overuse, and compulsive sexual behavior. These generally take place online through live chatting apps. While many of these groups are successful in helping their participants reach their sexual health goals, many fall flat …

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Utah passes law requiring porn to have warning labels.

Utah’s legislative bodies recently passed House Bill #243, which the authors describe as creating “a cause of action that may be brought against a person who distributes pornography without a visible warning.” The bill was passed into law without signature by Governor Gary Herbert. Utah, known for its robust Mormon population, is the home of …

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