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How can you stop masturbation addiction and concentrate on my studies?

How can you stop masturbation addiction and concentrate on my studies?

Eat, Mst'bate, Study: You might want to take a look what the "go ask alice" online q&a service run by columbia u's school of public health: http://bit.Ly/17krv3h. "alice" suggests questions to ask yourself about your patterns of masturbation, your attitudes about it, etc. She points out that different people have very different masturbation habits/needs. Consider building in time for it when you study? ...Read more

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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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How can I stop my masturbating addiction?

How can I stop my masturbating addiction?

Important goal: Any key behavior change, such as shifting to a balanced sexuality, will be more effective when guided by a professional. A cognitive-behavioral counselor specializing in men's issues & addiction can help you track how excessive masterbation is triggered and reinforced and how competing healthy behaviors (eg social engagement, volunteering, religious service) can break current behavior cycles. ...Read more

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How can I stop my masturbation addiction?

How can I stop my masturbation addiction?

Depends: If masturbation is creating stress in your life, altering your life, taking up a large part of your time and thoughts, causing you psychological or physical harm or embarrassment or if other issues, then you should seek help. Sexual addiction can be helped. See your pcp, a counsellor dealing with sexual issues or a pshychiatrist. You can begin by setting gentle limits and carrying limits out. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop a masturbation addiction?

What can be done to stop a masturbation addiction?

Recovery - saa works: Addiction to any compulsive sexual behavior, whether porn, voyeurism, massage parlors, anonymous hookups, prostitution, is possible through working the 12 steps w/ a sponsor in saa (sex addicts anonymous). Visit www.Sexaa.Org for more information. If there are no meetings in your area you can start one, attend online or telephone meetings. Recovery is possible. There is a lot of hope & help. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to stop my masturbating addiction how can I stop?

What to do if i want to stop my masturbating addiction how can I stop?

Get with your doctor: I'm going to assume that you have an obsession with erotica that is interfering with the things you need to be doing -- job, friendship, learning, fitness. Just entertaining yourself a few times a day like most everybody else isn't an "addiction" and only an ideologue would have issues with this. If you're truly in trouble, you'll know it. Your doctor knows how to treat / refer you. Cheers. ...Read more

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How to stop addiction to masturbation?Please help

How to stop addiction to masturbation?Please help

Any other symptoms: What is your routine do you study or work any gambling problem any substance addiction do you have partner any other addiction you have to enroll in gym physical exercise some mental work to learn to switch your activity limit your masturbation few times a week instead many times a day. ...Read more

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I'm addicted to masturbation I have to do it everyday. I tried many time to stop it but ican't. What is the effect of this addiction and how to stop i?

I'm addicted to masturbation I have to do it everyday. I tried many time to stop it but ican't. What is the effect of this addiction and how to stop i?

Too Much Good Thing?: You might want to take a look what the "go ask alice" online q&a service run by columbia u's school of public health: http://bit.Ly/17krv3h. "alice" suggests questions to ask yourself about your patterns of masturbation, your attitudes about it, etc. She points out that different people have very different masturbation habits. There is a wide range of experience. ...Read more

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My addictions towards masturbation is increasing. I cannot concentrate on things. How do I stop it?

My addictions towards masturbation is increasing. I cannot concentrate on things. How do I stop it?

Too Much Good Thing?: You might want to take a look what the "go ask alice" online q;a service run by columbia u's school of public health: http://bit.Ly/17krv3h. "alice" suggests questions to ask yourself about your patterns of masturbation, your attitudes about it, etc. She points out that different people have very different masturbation habits. There is a wide range of experience. ...Read more

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Hi doctor!i hv been masturbating since i ws 16 and i m not able to stop my addiction.I hv attempted a lot to avoid dis but hv always resulted in failre?

Hi doctor!i hv been masturbating since i ws 16 and i m not able to stop my addiction.I hv attempted a lot to avoid dis but hv always resulted in failre?

Masturbation is not: An addiction. It is completely normal. I am however aware that there are some religions that view it as sinful, unclean, or undesirable. If you have conflicted feelings about it and you are not an adherent of one of those religions, then i would recommend you see a sex therapist to talk about it. If it is forbidden by your religion, then i recommend that you seek council with one of your religious advisers. Perhaps they have some ideas that could help. Best wishes. ...Read more