Some of those who swear off masturbating want to curb porn addictions and free hard-drive space. Some seek increased self-control, or just more time on their hands. Rory did it for all these reasons and more, and he'd do it again.
According to 60,000 the "fapstonauts" online, abstaining from self-pleasure can result in clear skin, improved confidence, and deeper personal relationships. I signed up for a 30 day trial.