About the NoFap® Team
NoFap® is a comprehensive community-based porn recovery website. We offer all the tools our users need to connect with a supportive community of individuals determined to quit porn use and free themselves from compulsive sexual behaviors. With our website, forums, articles and apps, NoFap® helps our users overcome their sexual addictions so they can heal from porn-induced sexual dysfunctions, improve their relationships, and ultimately live their most fulfilling lives. For more information about our organization, view the About page.
… consists of over 30 people:
The whole team, including part-time contractors and volunteers, consists of over 30 individuals, but many of them choose to remain anonymous. Due to the sensitive nature of some of the topics that NoFap® covers, some team members choose to publicly use aliases instead of their real names while posting on our forums.
… is from around the world:
Much like our users, our team members are located in many countries scattered around the globe. NoFap® is based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania within the United States of America. But we have volunteers and contractors located in countries such as the United Kingdom, Canada, Egypt, Israel, and elsewhere.
… consists of different genders:
Our team consists of both men and women. There’s a common misconception that porn addiction only impacts men. Or that only men can get addicted to porn. That’s complete nonsense. Women can get addicted to porn too, and they’ll experience benefits from a “reboot” just like the men. Women are also impacted by men’s pornography use as it has been linked to relationship dissatisfaction, sexual dissatisfaction, increased divorce rates, and even sexual violence.
… are passionate about porn recovery:
While not every team member has been addicted to porn, many of us have. We know what our users are going through. We have been there before. Our own experiences with porn addiction recovery motivate us to take the lessons that we’ve learned to help others. And while not every single team member has been addicted to internet porn, every member of the team has a passion for porn recovery and sexual health. We understand the impact that porn addiction can have on an individual, and how recovery can benefit the person’s well-being, relationships, and ultimately their family, community, and even their world.
.. is from different walks of life:
We have team members who are under 18 and over 60. Some are single, some are dating, and some are married. Some are full-time software developers while others are psychotherapists and neuroscientists who advise NoFap® during their spare time. Some enjoy petting cats while others enjoy playing the guitar. What we share is a common interest in sexual health.
… consists of non-religious and religious people:
NoFap® is a secular website and was founded by an atheist. We’re unique in our field which has traditionally been addressed by religious entities. We prefer to approach the subject in a scientific manner that relies on research and anecdotal evidence so that the material is universally accessible to all people, non-religious and religious alike. Although we’re secular, we aren’t anti-religion. Our team consists of a diverse set of beliefs, including atheists, agnostics, Christians, Muslims, Jews, Buddhists, etc.
… has a variety of skill sets:
It takes a lot to run a brand of this size. We have software engineers, web developers, designers, a community manager, community moderators, moderator assistants, and a vast array of contracted services for accounting, legal, etc.
… is very busy:
With millions of porn addicts around the world, our work is cut out for us. We’re very busy developing content and software to combat what might be the largest mental health epidemic that the human species has ever faced. If you want to get in touch with us, go to the Contact page.
NoFap® was founded by Alexander Rhodes
Alexander founded NoFap® “officially” in June 2011 after perceiving the problem of excessive porn use in himself and others in online discussions for years. Alexander leveraged social media to create a then-described “bio-hacking” laboratory by issuing challenges to abstain from porn and masturbation and encouraging participants to discuss their results. When participants reported experiencing tremendous benefits from abstaining, Alexander recognized the power these challenges held to improve people’s lives. He seized the opportunity to help as many people as he could by developing NoFap® into a comprehensive community-based porn recovery website. With Alexander’s leadership and dedication, NoFap® has given thousands of people all the tools and support they need to overcome porn addiction and compulsive sexual behavior.
Alexander’s highest aspiration in life is to help the most people possible by spreading great ideas through new media. He designed his first webpage at age twelve, touching off his interest in web development. Prior to administering NoFap® full time, he worked as a solo web developer having contracted for everyone from tiny startups to Google Inc. Alexander’s interests also include dabbling in the film industry, writing, and petting cats. Alexander graduated with a B.S. in biology from the University of Pittsburgh in late 2013.
If you want to book Alexander Rhodes for your event or an interview, you may get in touch with NoFap® with more information.