The process of NoFap has been a lifechanging experience. Notice I wrote it as a process, continually ongoing, everyday as a different and unique challenge. As a fapstronaut with 13 years under his belt, one day the concept of turning on my computer, opening my stash and f'ing myself, literally and figuratively made me question my whole identity.
So grateful to have found this community, and to have found my center again after years of wandering and countless wasted hours. This journey to 90 days has been worth it and I want to see what 120, 180, 360 feel like. I did this for depression and low self-esteem, and it’s working. I feel like I’ve broken out of the dopamine cycle. I’ve got my pride back.
I first heard about NoFap approximately a year ago on a different subreddit, i think it was askreddit, not that it's important. I checked out the subreddit and thought it was very intriguing. At the time I seriously considered doing the challenge. I masturbated probably two times a day, was feeling very depressed, failing university, a virgin (20 years old btw), not doing any exercise and generally living a totally useless life.
Let's start with some basic info: I'm 19yrs old male fapstronaut. I started to take this whole challenge seriously about 1 year ago. Like all (or nearly most) of us, I failed repeatedly (due to edging, rationalizing, you name it - all the typicall stuff). When the summer holiday started I hardened up and resisted the urges for 46 long days, my second longest streak forever.
Yesterday I realized I'm over 200 days in my NoFap course. It's amazing how things look like when you get rid of the brain fog. I feel like a young child. I have feelings again. I can be with women just for the pleasure of their company, and not looking at them in a sexual way.
OK so a quick report, i have totally forgotten about no fap, i think the last time i checked was the 90 day mark as its quite famous here! So on to my experience. No fap has been great.... from about day 14 to day 60 I was riding on the energy of not fapping. I felt so energised it was almost too much.
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