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World Health Organization recognizes compulsive porn use

The World Health Organization (WHO) has made important adjustments to its Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder (CSBD) diagnosis. It is now beyond all contention that CSBD encompasses compulsive pornography use. While many clinicians already considered problematic porn use to fit under the CSBD diagnosis, the World Health Organization’s changes will help prevent further online misinformation. These …

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Gary Wilson of Your Brain on Porn remembered in memorial video

Gary Wilson of Your Brain on Porn passed away on May 20, 2021. Gary Wilson is the author of the book Your Brain on Porn: Internet Pornography and the Emerging Science of Addiction, presenter of the popular TEDx talk The Great Porn Experiment, and the creator of YourBrainOnPorn.com, a clearinghouse for the latest research on …

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Porn addiction can impact anyone, regardless of gender identity.

Problems related to problematic porn use are often presented as an issue that only men deal with. This couldn’t be further from reality. The recovery community consists of people from a wide variety of gender identities, including trans, nonbinary, gender-fluid, gender-neutral, and agender individuals. NoFap is a website that provides resources and peer support to …

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What the “Chaser Effect” is – and how to beat it.

The Chaser Effect refers to a commonly-reported spike in libido or porn cravings after an orgasm. The phenomenon has yet to be scientifically studied (as of December 2021) – but many people recovering from porn addiction, problematic porn use, and compulsive sexual behavior talk about experiencing it. While the “Chaser Effect” is a term adopted …

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Billie Eilish used porn at 11-years-old and says it “destroyed my brain”

Billie Eilish, a 19-year-old musician, bravely spoke publicly about struggling with porn use from the age of 11-years-old. Billie says that she “used to use a lot of porn” and was an “advocate” for porn use, thinking that it was “really cool” to talk about using porn as “one of the guys.” Now, years later, …

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NoFap is a secular (non-religious) website.

NoFap is a secular website. Despite this, we’ve seen some funny, perplexing, and ridiculous false information attempting to connect NoFap to religion, including but not limited to: That NoFap is owned by another organization that is heavily funded by the Mormon church (written by a PhD in a peer-reviewed journal) That NoFap is secretly funded …

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The “NoFap Flatline” – what it is and how to deal with it.

The “NoFap Flatline“ is a commonly-reported phenomenon that many of NoFap’s community members who are going through a reboot experience. Don’t worry; even though it might sound scary, the “NoFap flatline” won’t kill you. In this quick guide, we will discuss what the flatline is and how you can deal with it. What is the …

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