It's so worth it! I remember when I could of gotten 90 days by today, but I failed to push myself. However, I stepped up my game and decided that nofap was a worthwhile decision. So here I am. I feel more confident, have a girlfriend now, and feel like a new person. I have so much more growing to do though. Here's to a new year of no PMO! Let's do this!
I am an energy ball and I feel good about myself. And you know what, I can't recall any other day like this when I smiled whole day and actually felt happy in past 6-7 years. I used to be highly spiritual as a kid,from age 5 to 12,b ut then I started PMO. I am 20.
I started Nofap in august, did a 45 days streak (on hardmode), binged for a week, then decided to try monkmode, which seems to be working fine. At day 100 I can say I have almost completely forgot about porn. Apparté : all the benefits I experienced came much faster during my first streak than during the second (after the binging). What came in two weeks at first came back in a month or more after binging. So, be careful with binging. If you relapse, don't do it.
I couldn't believe it when i saw it, but i managed to last 5 months so far without faping and i hope i never fap again. I thought id share my experience with not faping which someone might find interesting. So basically, i've started faping at a really young age, and that was the beginning of events that messed me up almost beyond repair.
During 2016 I got into the University of my dreams, I started playing in national and even some international Badminton tournaments and I met so many amazing people whilst travelling around North and South America. I also learnt to speak Spanish almost fluently.
I've been addicted for 7 years (I'm 16) but I start to notice some results on the fourth day and from there it's small results that just keep improving. Since I was 9 I fapped everyday and I always had social anxiety and a little depression and I never had any girlfriends or friends to hang out with.
This is crazy as fuck guys. Today I was flipping through a biology reference book at the library because I was bored, and I flipped to the page where it has a picture of a naked woman. And I couldn't believe at first but, my heart started beating really fast and I got a full fucking boner. It's insane, 2 months ago I had to watch like hentai gang-rape and tentacle bullshit just to get some painful, halfway boner.
Too few "what has changed since I started" threads and a lot of placebo for sure. I was not a porn addict and only masturbated once a day at most, nor did I ever feel guilty or disgusted by masturbation. It is completely in the open and accepted where I live. For this reason I got none of the "I beat an addiction and am finally in control of my body" and "I no longer feel disgusted with myself" positives that others talk about.
I'm 20 y/o. Apart from the increased resistance against illness and improved self-confidence, I never feel anxious anymore about school or social situations or anything. I also heal quicker after doing a workout and whenever I get some kind of setback in my life, I noticed get over it much faster.
I lost some weight, I'm dating the most beautiful girl, I feel confident about my looks, I'm going for regular walks, and I know it's been said on this sub before, but I feel like a little kid again! I'm 22 as of Tuesday and tbh I was experiencing lack of libido with a girl and a growing awkwardness.
No am not some crazy good looking guy, I would call myself decent looking at best. And no the women didn't take off their clothes in my presence. There has been a definite improvement but not a crazy huge one. This was after a comment from one of my colleagues, who said that a girl who we used to hang out with has been treating me rather nicely than normal.
-Having dreams. Before I didn't have any dreams let alone vivid dreams but now I have dreams every time I sleep and they're the most realistic ones I've ever dreamed (no pun intended) of having.
-Recovering from depersonalisatio /derealisation (also known as brain fog). This is too complex to explain here but in a nutshell, it is a severe feeling of unreality throughout daily life which comes from a lot of things but I've realised, mostly from PMO-ing for hours straight, even for more than once a day.
8 neuroscientists fail to cite a single neuroscience study to support their claims
By Clay Olsen, Gail Dines, Mary Anne Layden, Gary Wilson, Jill Manning, Donald Hilton and John Foubert
Charges of misrepresenting science are serious. We write in response to a recent op-ed’s critique of Fight the New Drug’s scientific claims. Rather than mere “activists” as the op-ed authors labeled us, we represent some 130 years of combined professional experience researching or assisting those impacted by pornography.
In public, Benjamin Obler was happy, had a successful career and was able to form relationships with women – while in private he was gripped by a compulsion to watchpornography. Here, he opens up about his destructive habit and his battle to conquer it.
2010:It’s 7am on a Tuesday in January, a dark winter morning. I scurry into the building, thinking of the admission I must make: This past week, I looked at internet porn.
Currently on a ~50 day streak (hardmode). Everything is going great. I'm experiencing MANY psychological benefits. That being said, the most obvious physical benefit is the loss of acne. My lifelong acne has seriously almost completely vanished. It's as miraculous as it sounds.
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