EPISODE 3 - NOFAP
"NoFap® is a moderated community-centered website that hosts challenges in which users ("Fapstronauts") abstain from pornography and masturbation for a period of time ("rebooting"). This is NoFap's subreddit".
"NoFapChristians is a safe place for Christian fapstronauts to discuss the process of abstaining from pornography and masturbation. We are an official supplement and sister community to r/NoFap".
r/NoFapWar (invite only)
"This is the accountability game subreddit for /r/NoFap, which will remain closed until the next War. Another war isn't planned in the near future, but we are working on it. Stay tuned on /r/NoFap for updates".
"We're a group of fapstronauts with a common goal: a war against porn addiction and fapping. If you're a newcomer, see this is as an accountability game. The regiment to which you have been assigned is a support group to talk to whenever you need it. This conflict will continue until April 1st".
A NoFap subreddit aimed at younger people.
r/NoFapWomen (invite only)
"r/NoFap is available for women too!"
"Welcome to the barracks of the Navy platoon of the Periwinkle army!"
"PMO (Porn, Masturbation Orgasm) has become a huge problem in the Muslim Ummah... all the Muslims can unite under this subreddit and give support and encouragement to each other."
"This community exists to help people of all ages overcome their addiction to porn. The creation of /r/pornfree was inspired by a bunch of 'IamA Porn Addict AMA' posts."
Founder of NoFap.
"NoFap™ is a sexual health program, website, support forum, & app to help people overcome #PornAddiction. Non-religious, science-based, non-partisan, & pro-sex."
"Clinical psychologist & sex therapist. Author: Ethical Porn for Dicks; The Myth of Sex Addiction; Insatiable Wives. Black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu."
"Writing about men and masculinity. Creator of The Five Stages of Masculinity".
STUDIES & RESEARCH
NOFAP SUPPORT AND INFORMATION
"Get a new grip on life™"
Some information about Rebooting from NoFap.
Merchandise from NoFap, including mugs and t-shirts.
Emergency resources for those about to relapse.
Company overview, history, and common misconceptions.
A collection of posts about porn addiction and recovery.
"We help people reboot their brains with encouragement and education. Reboot is a complete rest from artificial sexual stimulation (i.e. pornography)."
"Evolution has not prepared your brain for today's porn".
Studies and research related to pornography addiction.
"Sexual Reboot specialize in helping men overcome sexual issues (such as porn addiction, chronic masturbation, premature ejaculation and performance anxiety)".
"Integrity Restored provides education, training, encouragement, and resources to break free from pornography, heal relationships, and to assist parents in preventing and responding to pornography exposure which is so devastating in the lives of our children."
Pornography addiction and abstinence forum.
PRESS & ARTICLES
Abstaining from masturbation is the key to a good life, 'experts' say, Meagan Morris, Metro US. 16 Nov 2017.
Destroy Dick December is the absurd new male masturbation challenge, Jay Hathaway, The Daily Dot. 15 Nov 2017.
Is internet porn making young men impotent? EJ Dickson, Rolling Stone. 21 Sep 2017.
The NoFap Phenomenon, David J Ley, Psychology Today. 3 March 2015.
No fapping, please, it's making us ill, Tom Cowell, The Telegraph. 17 Sep 2013.
Why Isn’t Sex Addiction in the DSM-5? Mark Griffiths, addiction.com. 5 March 2015.
Young Men Are Facing a Masculinity Crisis, Jack Myers, TIME. 26 May 2016.
New online series ‘Masculinity in Crisis’ on Amazon Video: Fading Archetypes and Millennial Narcissism, Lesley Daunt, Huffington Post. 4 Jan 2018.
The online groups of men who avoid masturbation, Anisa Subedar, BBC News. 24 June 2017.
How Porn Negatively Impacts Your Sex Life, According To Reddit, Joel Balsam, AskMen. 2 Jan 2018.
How avoiding sex and masturbation will make you a superhero this November, Kastalia Medrano, Newsweek. 13 Nov 2017.
Getting off offline: when porn gets in the way of a real-world relationship, Olivia Solon, The Guardian. 30 May 2016.
Men or mice: is masculinity in crisis? Ross Raisin, The Guardian. 6 Oct 2017.
A Few Hard Truths about Porn and Erectile Dysfunction, Kris Taylor, Vice. 24 April 2017.
VIDEOS & DOCUMENTARIES
The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson - iTunes
The Reboot Nation channel YouTube
Kier Mailan's channel YouTube