COMMENTS: One of the 4 case studies in this article (reproduced below) reports on a man with porn-induced sexual problems (low libido, fetishes, anorgasmia). The sexual intervention called for a 6-week abstinence from porn and masturbation. After 8 months the man reported increased sexual desire, successful sex and orgasm, and enjoying "good sexual practices."
I have really reached a pinnacle of my blissful state. 2 years ago I would have never thought that porn was holding down, much less draining, my spiritual energy. But it's not the porn in my opinion it's the whole p+m+o because as we all know O with a partner is what is right.
Before I found this community around 6 months ago I was suffering from ED, felt depressed, had PMO marathons, ate only junkfood and didnt get out of the house much. I had a girlfriend before but the sex was never really great due to me not getting totally hard and having a low libido in general.
I was about 18 when I started PMO on a daily basis. I just did MO 2-3 years before that. I started trying nofap at age 20, didn't 100% quit until age 22 (which I am now). Been doing hard mode for 125+ days.
A bit of background info. I'm a 22 year old male. Been on NoFap since Oct 2014. My longest streaks have been 70 days hardmode and 95 days. But I don't really count the latter because it involved a lot of edging.
Thirty days ago it was the end of June. I had all the free time a teen could ask for. I could work on my business concepts, get a higher job now that I had quit my local pizza job, and could start lifting six times a week. But instead, what do you think I was doing?
Half of me is extremely proud and in shock that I just went 3 full months without something I've done basically every week since I was super young. It truly is a great accomplishment and seeing that blue star feels great.
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