I am now 45, which some of you will consider ancient Lol. However I believe that my story and experiences will help most of you benefit! Unfortunately I was one of the early adopters of the internet (age 21 then), and at that time was introduced to usernet groups. There I discovered porn. No idea that it was a bad thing for me at that time.
I started as a socially awkward and unemotional wreck and here I am 90 days later, finding happiness in the small moments in life and one of the most sociable people ever. PIED is 75% gone and I no longer fear meeting someone new or being the center of attention.
Today marks 90 days of being free from PMO for me. I never thought I would have gotten to this point but I am really pleased to be here. Its been a crazy, hard road to walk already but I have alot more distance to cover.
I distinctly remember the first time I ever jerked off. I was 13 years old at the time, early in 8th grade. I can pinpoint the time perfectly because it was right around the time my parents got divorced. Its not that I blame this all on them and their decision, its just that the two events are tied together in my mind and give me a time frame.
I am a 23 year old male. Typical story. Found out how to masturbate in my teens - liked it - finally looked at porn on the internet - life got difficult - tried to escape by watching more porn - eventually found out the hard way that porn can destroy your sexual health and induce fetishes.
NoFap has been the best thing that ever happened to me – after almost 3 years. I haven't been nearly as active over the past 18 months due to it not being a terribly large struggle. The first 90 days were the hardest, but after 180 days it just kind of left my life.
I am 58 years old and have been married and have four adult children. I am successful in my business. Externally, to the world around me, I looked pretty good. I knew otherwise. I had this dark life of crazy sexual thought, encounters and non-stop fapping.
Thanks to nofap i became the best student in class (highest marks and honorary shit). After being the worst student in high school, sleeping all the time in the class because i was up all night playing video games and fapping (i'm in college now, Computer science major).
Let me start by saying that my story is going to be a little different than most. For me it all began with severe shyness and social anxiety growing up. Basically, I became the most isolated person that you can imagine when I lost the few friends that I had when I refused to go out and live life like everyone else my age was doing.
I hope this story help you overcome your porn addiction. I shared it with some friends and it had an impact on their own personal struggles and even helped a coworker reach out to his son. I hope it can be of some assistance to you too! Best of luck!
I've been on the nofap grind this since the beginning of may, after a semester of jerking off many consecutive days. I was in a bad place this past winter so I decided to make a big change. I mostly was managing to go about 2 weeks straight with no jerking off.
I shall share with you my story, and what has changed in my life. Some things are still deep within in me, but I will try to share everything, so that some of you guys can perhaps learn from it. First things first, I was doing great for almost 1.5 years not watching porn.
I started playing around with NoFap about 2 years ago. At the time, it was more of a personal challenge like "can I do it?" rather than an actual goal. I quickly noticed that there are a lot of things going on, but then later I would go back to the usual fapping.
I actually made it 90 days without PMO. I am very proud of myself because at first I didn't think I could last this long. The urges have been intense at times but so far I have done a good job in avoiding the temptation to fap. Sorry if this is a long post. I just got off of work and I am pretty tired right now. Here are some of the benefits I have experienced so far in my streak.
Past a 100 days. Seems only like yesterday I started the challenge. But looking back, it's been a long time. I started out as a loser living in my parents’ house, no job, no college, really thin. I look myself in the mirror today and I barely recognize myself. I realized it was high time I shared what helped me to reach my goal with others who might be suffering like me.
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