7 Healthy Habit Ideas To Replace Your Porn Craving

Habit-change

“What should I do when I get the urge to use porn?”

If you don’t have an answer to this question, you are setting yourself up for failure.  Going “cold turkey” only works for so long. You need to have a strategy.

As I wrote about before, one of the reasons guys are successful at overcoming their porn addiction is by replacing the habit with another habit.  Also, because the PMO (porn-masturbation-orgasm) habit is physical, your replacement habit should also be physical.

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5 Reasons Why I Succeeded In Recovering From Porn-Induced Erectile Dysfunction

I'm free

I’m free! I haven’t used porn since April, 2011. That’s two years now that I’ve been completely free from a crippling ED-causing porn addiction.

I think there are two main reasons I have been successful:

1. I eliminated habit triggers as much as possible.

2. From the start, I had a game plan for contingencies.

Here are 5 concrete tips for how I accomplished this:

1. I replaced the porn habit.

Many guys try to quit porn cold-turkey and find it near impossible.  What many success stories have in common is that they replaced the habit with something else. This means when I got a craving to use porn, I would immediately start my contingency habit – in my case, a seven minute custom workout routine – I call it The Fapstronaut workout (catchy, no?).  At it’s most basic, it was simply 20 push ups followed by 30 sit ups. As the cravings became more and more sporadic (and I became fitter!), it turned into a longer/more fun workout (I’ll share it in an upcoming post).

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3 Myths The Mainstream Media Tells Us About Porn-Induced ED

Dr. Oz

Imagine: I’m a producer for an investigative journalism show and my boss wants me to produce a segment on a hot new topic:  ED caused by porn.  So what do I do?  I flip through my phonebook looking for who’s got the credentials and of course, TV experience: the sex therapists and psychologists who are “Oprah-friendly”. But the thing is, the people being interviewed aren’t always the most knowledgable about the topic at hand.   (See what I did there?)

Here are 3 myths that the media often gets wrong about pornography addiction and porn-induced erectile dysfunction:

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