So last night after not being able to have sex for 2+ years, I had sex 3 times with a beautiful girl with absolutely no signs of PIED. I lasted a few minutes each time, I wore a condom and everything went swimmingly. I have been at this for 16 months now, after learning at 23 what PIED was and that porn abstinence was the cure.
I don’t like to admit it, but I used to watch a lot of porn. Until recently, I was visiting a pornographic website on a daily basis, and it quickly became a habit that was negatively affecting every aspect of my life.
I have finally reached six months after trying nofap for about 2 years! Today is also me and my girlfriend's five months. I'd like to thank nofap for giving me my personality back along with a little extra charisma that allowed all of the things that have happened in the past year to be possible.
Some Background: 16 y/o male. Started PMOing around 14, so around the time i entered high school, maybe for 2 and a half years I've been PMOing. I already had pretty low self-esteem entering high school.
This post is basically to summarize my whole experience so that it may help others. The amount of information in this forum and in yourbrainonporn.com helped me solve a lot of my issues so I'd like to give back.
I realise I'm quite a distance beyond my 180 day report. The fact that I'm so late in posting this is something that I'm actually proud of. Don't get me wrong, I love these forums and if I had more time, taking part in this community on a more frequent basis would be something that I'd enjoy doing.
As many have said, once you get going the urges disappear and you don't count the days. I got a girlfriend a few weeks ago and am no longer a virgin (I'm in my mid-late 20s, so it feels good to have this off my back).
I'm 57 and until I first got on the internet in 1997 I never really masturbated that often. But since then it's been a minimum of twice a day. For about ten years it never caused me any problems but then slowly I started to develop ED with a partner. But was still masturbating all the time, some times on a day off from work I'd do it 4, 5 - and once in a while six times. But it was getting difficult to orgasm with a partner and often times even to stay hard.
(90 days) I started out watching soft-core porn when I was 9 (Friday/Saturday nights on Cinemax, also known as Skinimax). I started masturbating a year later however, when I was 10. For the next few years, that was my PMO experience (little did I know, I was getting some of my fetishes hardwired into my brain already, namely with certain types of shoes and body hair).
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