This website primarily uses cookies to implement Dark Mode.

The Dutch made me put this message on my website.

Read more

I totally understand

Dark Mode

Menu.

x

Guides

Content

Programs

Volunteer

Apps

Misc

Is It Okay To Orgasm If You Have A Porn Addiction?

/is-it-okay-to-orgasm-if-you-have-a-porn-addiction

In this article I talk about whether it's okay to orgasm during your porn addiction recovery journey.

tldr;

In general, you should not orgasm during your porn addiction recovery.

Orgasm in any form makes overcoming porn addiction significantly more difficult.

2019-05-12

You may be wondering:


"Is it okay to orgasm if you have a porn addiction?"


Whenever asking these kinds of questions, it can always help to come back to The Five Principles Of NeverFap.

And this particular question primarily relates to Struggle over none and how orgasming affects our ability to overcome porn addiction.

Personally speaking I do not think it’s okay to orgasm if you have a porn addiction and I’ve even taught myself not to orgasm during sex, so it’s a guiding principle I take quite seriously.

Essentially, the reason why I don’t orgasm is quite simple.


The act of orgasming messes with your emotions.


At the end of the day, I don’t particularly care about the philosophical, nor even the moral arguments behind watching porn, nor even abstaining from it.

Ultimately I’m a processes kind of guy, which means I care solely about the easiest and most efficient way to achieve something.

So with this in mind, orgasming simply makes it harder to overcome porn addiction, whether it’s to porn or not.

Whenever you orgasm you still experience that intense dopamine rush which more-or-less makes regulating your emotions impossible.

And as I state on NeverFap Deluxe, 5% of your time should be spent practicing Healthy Coping Mechanisms, while the other 95% of your time should be spent remaining calm and relaxed.


Certainly, it's incredibly difficult to remain calm and relaxed after an orgasm.


Especially if you’ve been abstaining for weeks on end, as well as avoiding any kind of stimulus.

It will hit you like a train, and your emotions will suffer big time.

It’s the same reason why you also shouldn’t binge eat carbs or take copious amounts of drugs on a daily basis.

It makes it incredibly difficult to regulate your emotions in regards to the dopamine response that ensues.

Orgasming, something which produces an excessive amount of dopamine - really is no different.

You can sell it however you want as something that’s inherently “natural” or “porn-free” and therefore okay.

However so was excessive war and smoking at one point in human history, so I don’t think these kinds of personal expectations based on the standards of society are valid.

At the end of the day, you’re going to have a much easier time overcoming your porn addiction by refraining from these behaviours in general.

What Struggle over none describes is that everything we do should make overcoming our porn addiction easier, not harder.

Furthermore, there’s no reason at all why you should ever need to orgasm, even during sex.

What NeverFap Deluxe is about instead, is developing control over your mind so that you have freedom over your life.

So you don’t feel as if you need to use porn, orgasm or masturbation as a form of release or self-expression.

You can simply be thriving and happy, just the way you are.

Share on:

Comments

There are no comments yet for this article!

Leave A Reply
You must be logged in to post a comment.

Further Questions?

Head on down to our NeverFap Deluxe subreddit or Discord where myself and others can help you with your questions.

Personal Coaching?

Let's organise a 10 Minute FREE Consultation so you can understand how The Reade© can help you achieve your goals.

NeverFap Deluxe Family

The NeverFap Deluxe Bible

/neverfap-deluxe-bible

Guided NeverFap Deluxe Meditation Series

/meditation

7 Day NeverFap Deluxe Kickstarter

/seven-day-kickstarter

Chrome NeverFap Deluxe Extension

/chrome-extension

Firefox NeverFap Deluxe Extension

/firefox-extension

Mobile NeverFap Deluxe Android App

/mobile-app

The NeverFap Deluxe Subreddit

/r/NeverFapDeluxe

YouTube NeverFap Deluxe Channel

/neverfap-deluxe-youtube

Twitter NeverFap Deluxe Account

/neverfap-deluxe-twitter

GitHub NeverFap Deluxe Open Source

/open-source

Instagram NeverFap Deluxe Account

/neverfap-deluxe-instagram

The NeverFap Deluxe Patreon

/neverfap-deluxe-patreon

Facebook NeverFap Deluxe Page

/neverfap-deluxe-facebook

Pinterest NeverFap Deluxe Account

/neverfap-deluxe-pinterest

Tumblr NeverFap Deluxe Account

/neverfap-deluxe-tumblr

Latest Articles

Why Positive Affirmations Don't Work

/why-positive-affirmations-dont-work

In this article I write about positive affirmations and why they don't work as an effective coping strategy.

Summary:

  • Positive affirmations don't help you remain calm.
  • Positive affirmations are in fact a form of distraction which almost always leads to relapse.

The Utter Pointlessness Of Maintaining A PMO Streak

/the-utter-pointlessness-of-maintaining-a-pmo-streak

In this article I write about why maintaining PMO Streaks is an ineffective habit which can set our recovery back.

Summary:

  • Maintaining PMO Streaks does nothing to help us develop meaningful control over our minds.
  • The alternative is to simply refrain from doing it.

Improvements I've Noticed From My 300+ Day Porn Addiction Recovery Journey

/improvements-i-have-noticed-from-my-300-day-porn-addiction-recovery-journey

I thought I'd write a summary of some of the changes I've experiencing throughout my 300+ day porn addiction recovery journey.

Summary:

  • The difference is honestly night and day.
  • I have more energy, I have pure focus and I have literally become a machine of productivity.

Is Masturbation Healthy?

/is-masturbation-healthy

In this article I discuss the dynamics of porn addiction and whether masturbation alone can be considered healthy, both for addicts and non-addicts alike.

Summary:

  • It is possible to have a healthy relationship with masturbation, assuming you are not a porn addict.
  • Most porn addicts will never have a healthy relationship with masturbation.
  • There is nothing inherently healthy about the act of masturbation itself.

The Most Important Thing Porn Addicts Don't Do

/the-most-important-thing-porn-addicts-dont-do

This article describes how porn addicts delay their recovery by not properly engaging with the process.

Summary:

  • The most important thing porn addicts don't do is consciously engage with their mind.
  • Instead, they remain within their own comfort zone, often without realising it.

Why You May Be Struggling With Your Meditation

/why-you-may-be-struggling-with-your-meditation

In this article we discuss some of the way people may struggle with practicing meditation in general.

Summary:

  • The purpose of meditation is to help you maintain balance.
  • It can help to think of meditation as a form of observation, no different to seeing or smelling.

What Is Sex Like Post Recovery?

/what-is-sex-like-post-recovery

What is sex like once you've fully recovered from porn addiction? Well, it's great. No questions asked.

Summary:

  • Put simply, it's great.
  • However, chances are that your issues with sex extend well-beyond your porn addiction.

7 Day NeverFap Deluxe Kickstarter

Boost your knowledge of meditation and awareness best practice with our FREE NeverFap Deluxe 7 day email series.

The Introduction - Day 0

The Trust - Day 1

The Awareness - Day 2

The Calmness - Day 3

The Meditation - Day 4

The Relapse - Day 5

The Consistency - Day 6

The Community - Day 7

Receive an email each day covering the basics of the NeverFap Deluxe Method!

NeverFap Deluxe
Latest Guided Meditation EP3 - Free Guided Meditation Series
Available on iTunes, Spotify and Castbox. Open Source under the GNU GPLv3 licence.