A man going by the handle BroHit on Reddit challenged himself to give up masturbating for 700 days. He succeeded, and wrote about the trials and tribulations of not jerkin' it in an essay in the "NoFap" subReddit (a board dedicated to not fapping, duh).

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Does that make him a hero? No. But did it give him superpowers? Also no. But did it make his other senses more heightened in certain ways? Yes, sounds like it, according to this excerpt from his essay, "Reflecting on a 700-day NoFap journey":

We are all born with an empty void inside of ourselves. All our life we try to fill this void with something or the other. It can be anything - religion, spirituality, women, academics, work, porn, tinder, sex, mobile phone, TV, movies, and so on. How we fill this void makes us who we are. But this makes me wonder how can all these man-made, artificial things compose our personalities?

Once I quit fapping, my mind did feel a lot clear and I was at peace more often. Yes I was able to feel all those things you call ‘superpowers’ too - sudden increase in confidence, laser sharp focus, more attention from women, easier to find sex, energy boosts, etc. However, I don’t like to refer to them as ‘superpowers’ - how do we know these superpowers aren’t just normal human tendencies?

Maybe the constant glorification of sex and fine-ass honeys that we are exposed to daily has fogged our general perspective - now we can only think about sex and what it would be like to sleep with women that have ‘perfect’ bodies. But once we start controlling our sex urges, our mind realizes that there’s more to life and this world than just sex and hot women. If we can learn proper self-control, we can master anything.

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Okay, so BroHit doesn't like to think of them as "superpowers," but that's probably due to modesty. I think that if he tried hard enough, this person could probably do anything Superman or Spider-Man could do, and more, because hello, he went two years without masturbating.

Comedian Louie CK has spoken about mankind's struggle to avoid constant fapping, saying in a recent interview with Vulture,

Maybe store it up for a while and wait until you actually have a sexual urge. I don’t know what it’s like for women, but for a lot of guys I know—and myself—masturbation is an anxiety release. If I’m trying to get some work done and getting irritated, just go rub one out and it calms you down. It’s a shame to do that as a swap-out for real sexual connection to your virility and your sexual drive. I don’t have a perfect record, but I am trying to see if I can just let a sexual urge be.

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Sources: h/t Mirror UK