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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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NoFap is not (and has never been) an anti-masturbation website.

To address the ever-evolving misinformation floating around about our website (unfortunately, sometimes intentionally spread by porn industry operatives), we want to make it very clear that NoFap is not “anti-masturbation.” On the contrary, NoFap is a sex-positive website that wants people to be able to choose how to express their sexuality rather than being repressed …

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Kodak Black is participating in #NoNutNovember

No Nut November has a new challenger: Kodak Black, a popular musician from the United States. His hit singles include “Tunnel Vision” and “Zeze.” Kodak Black also endorsed “semen retention,” in a tweet. No Nut November is a challenge and viral Internet meme to go an entire month without orgasming. Some people seriously participate in …

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Gary Wilson, Your Brain on Porn author, wins NCOSE Founders Award.

Gary Wilson, who passed away in May 2021, was granted the 2021 Founders Award from the National Center On Sexual Exploitation on July 20. 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 …

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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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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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