Age 22 - 75 days of no porn completely changed my life

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As with many people here, I started watching porn at a pretty early age. At first it was funny, but then it became serious. Before I knew it, I was addicted to it. It became a daily routine for me to wake up and fap to some porn. Any free time I could find I would spend fapping, even if my parents were just outside on the hallway. I was really shy during my puberty, and remained so as a young adult ( I'm 22 now). By this time my porn collection had grown to a whopping 1 Terabyte, and I knew all movies pretty much by heart, names of actresses etc..

I never had a girlfriend, even though I was far from ugly. When I went out with friends it were usually the girls that came up to me to start a conversation instead of the other way around, but I always ended up rejecting them or just choking because somehow I expected "better". There were even times that my friends asked me if I wanted to go out, but I replied to them that "I don't really feel like it", just to stay at home and fap.

Finally one day when I was browsing through one of my frequently visited forums I saw a no-porn thread. I just clicked on it out of curiosity and at first I laughed at the idea that porn could be an addiction. Then, after watching a few youtube movies on the subject I started to notice that most of what was said pretty much overlapped with my life.

I decided to give the No Porn a try, what did I have to lose? I'm 22 and never had a girlfriend despite my looks.

The first week was really hard. When I got the urge to watch porn I had to quickly do something else to keep my mind off it. I'm guessing this is what smokers or any other addicts go through. It's really mentally taxing.

After 3 weeks I started noticing changes in my behaviour. I became less socially awkward, could make eye contact with women, converse with them. That's when I decided to delete all of my porn for once and for all. Normally deleting even 1 movie was difficult for me, but deleting my entire collection was no problem for some reason.

I've been porn free for 75 days now and have had more girls in the past few weeks than in my entire life. I even have a date coming up with the most beautiful girl I've seen so far. Before I would've thought that a girl like that could never go for someone like me, but this whole No-Porn thing has changed me as a person.

I do still fap occasionally, but that's maybe 2~3x a week, and only using my imagination. I can tell you, even fapping has become better when you only use real girls and your imagination.

I used to think Porn was harmless, but only now I've come to see that it has taken many years of my life I have to catch up now. Willpower and the urge to change my life was the only thing keeping me strong enough to resist it, allowing myself to relapse was not an option in this one.

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