70 days in. It feels a lot longer than it sounds. Probably because of all these crazy changes that have happened in my life. I'm 19 and had been fapping every day since I was 10/11. 69 days ago I finally lost my virginity and realised that fapping might not actually be good for you.
I'm here to share my experience as a near 18 year old who's at almost 400 days of NoFap. I just want to say that over the last year and a bit, I have become a completely different person. I am more outgoing, focused and seriously have become much happier overall. I don't know if that's attributed to NoFap, but I do know that it's happened during that period of time.
I am 46 and until 15 years ago did not own a computer or view porn with any regularity. I had healthy relationships and was married and accomplished. Then everything fell apart at the same time I was wasting countless, secret hours in erotic novelty searches.
24 Years old here, and i've been on my longest streak so far which is 30 Days. Before that I hit 16 and relapsed. I've been trying NoFap for maybe 4-5 Months now. Oddly enough I haven't watched porn in years just because I always felt my imagination was superior to it. Porn ended up just being boring, unrealistic for me.
Every day now....it feel likes there some little fire, some embers burning. When I wake up in the mornings, going to bed when i'm completely exhausted, while working, whilst having some beers, whilst driving, whilst having innocuous chats....there's this smouldering and slowing burning fire i can feel really really deep inside.
I started masturbating when I was 4 years old. No one taught me how, I just figured it out. I started viewing pornography when I was about 11. I carried these habits with me well into adulthood. I've often wondered what it was that made me stumble into these addictions before I even knew what they were, but I've found that 'why me?' isn't as helpful a question as 'what now?'.
I post in the Women's section of the forum under J. J stands for JOURNEY, because this is what this has been. And while I would love to write the most positive story here, I am going to write the truth. A journey begins with a decision to change one's life in a different direction from the one it's been on.
Well I did it. I completed my hard 90. I didn't want to post in the success story forum until I did. I want to write this in hopes it inspires some of you here to know it can be done. You can do it. Before I start I want to give credit to this forum and Gabe and to a member here named William who messaged me right after I joined and gave me all I needed to win.
One year ago today, on May 11th 2015, I was browsing through YouTube videos, typical Monday night, waiting for everyone in my family to go to bed so I could PMO later. Me being into fitness I went on this one guys fitness channel, and one of his newest videos was about him starting the "nofap" challenge.
Time to go on a health/positive/useful rant, so buckle down, folks, because today I plan on talking about my experience since September and things that have led me to where I am today! So, to set the scene.. this past summer I set myself back to, essentially, ground zero with my PIED.
I guess I’m different from most people who find themselves here. I’ve always been natural outgoing and never really suffered from anxiety, depression, or confidence issues. Also I didn’t do this for religious reasons. But I’m here because the idea of making me myself the best version was enough to draw me in.
Day 58: Every day my Dad tells me how happy he is now that I'm always so happy. I'm 10 times the man I was 2 months ago and my sister says my skin is glowing. I'm 19M, I have zero social anxiety, I can face up to my problems and tackle them head on.
The last time I jerked off was on decembre, 30, 2015. On decembre, 31 I said to myself jokingly 'Why don't you quit masturbating for a year?'. The answer was also jokingly: 'Challenge accepted'. Since then I worked my way through 120 days plus of not ejaculating.
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