Know what? I feel like a snake after it sheds its skin. Though it is far from over...the urges for porn are on a very low controllable level, but rewiring to the real thing just started. Right now, I just sense the seeds growing that I planted last year in july when I read an article that led me to NoFap.
It's been 90 days folks! Where I started: moderate ED, insensitive, near-daily PMO habit. 42 years old. I'm healthy and active, this shouldn't be happening to me. I've done some reading on here but less internet is better in general. Reading about others' struggles tends to remind me of my own - not necessarily always the right thing.
A growing ‘NoFap’ movement of young men are saying no to porn, and the masturbation that goes with it
Earlier this year, Armando, a 23-year-old technician from Oklahoma (who didn’t want to give his last name), was browsing the online news and discussion board Reddit when he clicked a button called “random.”
I haven't really been active on this forum, always just brushing through peoples posts to find something inspirational or something i could connect with in my situation. So i decided not to be so selfish and give back a little, because you never know how your story, no matter how inconsequential it may seem to you - might just help someone turn their life around.
Age 16. Currently a junior in high school. Wow - is pretty much what sums up my journey partaking in no PMO. I FEEL ALIVE! Just yesterday this song came up on Pandora, it was" I'm coming home part2" by Skylar Grey, and strangely the song reflected to my recovery from PMO. It was like I was coming home from the darkness of PMO, I'm here again.
When I first started, I was a chronic fapper, usually at least 2-3 times a day, occasionally 4-6 if I had nothing to do. I would fap to the point of actually having no ejaculate upon orgasm. I was consistently sedated, and had a hard time getting attracted to women, finding it very difficult to get an erection when I was spending time with them, which brings me to my next point.
This is my 90 days report. It's been a long journey and it is not the end, but before I go into that let me begin with a little bit of background for my story: I am 24 years old, been watching porn since I was 13. It rapidly became a daily activity, a habit, and translated into me not seeking a relationship with girls as a person of my age would naturally do.
The reasons to start NoFap in the first place to be honest was getting a gf (never had one) and getting laid. Not because I wanted to change my whole life or anything. It started out with lots of edging and some pics. But of course I failed with this because and it didn't really change anything. So I read through countless posts about what happened to so many here in the time they stopped fapping. The idea of NoFap more and more became an idea of changing my life.
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