The importance of delaying gratification

delayed gratification sloganThe ability to delay gratification is a crucial life skill that we all develop to varying degress as we gain a mature perspective on the world. Young children completely lack this ability. Whatever they need or want, they believe they have to have it right now. As we grow up, we begin to learn how to be patient and wait for the things we want. We don't pee in our pants, we wait until we find a bathroom.

On whether this addiction ever goes away

Question markSomeone on Reddit recently asked me, "Does this addiction ever officially go away? My future dreams and goals can't rely on me consistently maintaining sobriety from this addiction. I want it gone forever and always."

Age 20 - My life is 10 million percent better now and I have all of you guys to thank.

fork in roadHey guys, I'm a 20-year old film student, and this is my story.

YourBrainRebalanced Radio Show #4 - Gabe Deem interview!

LINK - Your Brain Rebalanced Episode #4: Gabe Deem interview!

"The goal of this show is to provide content where pornography addicts interact and communicate with each other, hopefully humanizing the condition a little bit more."

Age 25 - cured of my ED and DE

young guyMy story: I'm a 25 year old guy. I've been watching porn regularly for about 10 years. And been masturbating on average once a day since i discovered it 14 years ago. I have had sex with a lot of different girls. My problem though was, that I often times couldn't get it up (even with viagra/cialis).

Age 26 - ED cured. 97 days Hard mode.

happy coupleIt has been confirmed! Recently, I had reached my 90 day hardmode goal in hopes of being cured of PIED. Long story short, my buddy [penis] was functioning at roughly 60% a couple years ago and around 30% in the past year. You can imagine the depressing lack of confidence that came with that.

The Chinese way of NoFap

Hello guys! I’m from China. I am also a nofapastronaunt. Do you know there is a nofap-alike website in China which is made up by 640.000 members now. And it’s developing really fast with 1000 new members per day.

Age 24 - (ED, DE): sex is better, more social, greater motivation

4 feet in bedI made it! A huge THANK YOU for all of the advice and motivation.

My experience with nofap

Age 22 - ED & sexual confusion: 4 years to make 90 days.

happy coupleI never thought I would get this far; things had gotten pretty heavy and my battle against pmo has lasted nearly 2 years. In that time I have changed dramatically.

Age 19 - more open & friendly, happier, no longer addicted to games

young guyI'm your usual 19 years old gamer who used to spend hours upon hours of gaming everyday, also fapping and watching porn for hours.

(CAUSE & REMISSION) The exacerbation of depression, hostility, and social anxiety in the course of Internet addiction among adolescents: A prospective study (2014)

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COMMENTS: This study followed students for one year assessing levels of internet addiction and evaluating levels of depression, hostility, and social anxiety. Researchers found that internet addiction exacerbates depression, hostility, and social anxiety, while remission from Internet addiction decreases depression, hostility, and social anxiety. Cause & effect, not just correlation.

3 year report - more stability, better sexual performance & emotional connection

streamWell it's been three years for me. I didn't discover this subreddit till this year and only recently did I become active. I figured I should share where I've come from and what I've learned.

Age 18 - way more social, deeper voice, I feel unstoppable

manly armsI think its been about 4 months almost since i've started nofap. I don't do the badge because it becomes a problem for me when I go, oh I haven't fapped for x amount of days, one time is okay.... thats how endless relapses occur (IMO)

"Wack: Addicted to Internet Porn" (Review)

Cover of WACKNoah Church has done an outstanding job of distilling and expanding the wisdom generated by the grassroots movement of people who have given up internet porn and discovered enormous hidden potential. Wack is engaging yet succinct. It's also deeply satisfying thanks, in part, to the appendix of actual stories of men and women whose lives were deeply affected, and then restored and even enhanced, by their treks through and beyond the Neverland of internet porn.

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