I used to jerk off at least once a day during my teenage years and had a major acne breakout, it gradually declined to 1-3 times a week when I started working out in the Gym, the acne subsided too. Still I use to feel weak after fapping and regretted it later every time I did it.
I'm 20 y/o from Germany and my life has always gone rather well - well, objectively. I got good grades in school in all, had a nice girlfriend, all that stuff. But while I originally knew myself as a happy, outgoing, motivated person, I felt my energy draining continuously with the years.
Many incredible things have happened to me over these three great years. I I started this out as a freshman in high school, my intentions were a bit different though, at first I just wanted to have a girlfriend and make out like a typical teenage boy.
First off, a little about myself. I'm a 27 year old male software developer living in Las Vegas. I'm a bit of a rarer case on NoFap since I generally wasn't having any trouble with women when I started, at least not that I realized. I didn't have sex until I was 20 because I sort of lacked interest.
Finished my three month challenge and I've got to say - this experience has changed my life forever. This challenge has saved my relationship, improved my self-esteem, and even helped me finish some things I have always wanted to do but couldn't. It even fixed YES. FIXED. my inability to get an erection.
Over the last month, I have met and grown very close to a woman, for the first time in a very very long time. I started nofap about two weeks before meeting her. The first night we slept together, we made the decision to wait to have sex.
In a 3 year relationship with my girlfriend, been living together for two. I told her I didn't know if I wanted marriage and kids but that I would try my best to explore the possibilities because she was really special and I would always be honest.
I stopped masturbating a month ago just to see what would happen. I never really considered myself a chronic masturbator but at some point I realized I was eager for my wife to leave for work so I could go jack it and it made me feel like a loser.
Pornography has long been a staple of young men’s lives, and it has evolved over time. It has gone from hidden issues of Playboy under beds to an easily accessible, multifaceted industry on the Internet.
After one year of attempts, I finally made it. 90 days NoFap, 240 days NoPorn. Background: I'm a 17 y/o male in highschool. Because of that, my journey might have been easier than some of you, who have been masturbating for a longer period of time.
This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of the science behind addiction. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit for research and educational purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. Any information you gather here or in the related forum is not professional advice and is provided solely for educational and informational purposes. Thanks for sharing your experiences and insights, as this is a group effort. Please know that anything you share, even in posts protected from public viewing, may be included in future materials, although extreme care will be taken to insure that no details that would identify you personally will be included.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License