Age 26 - Manage this, and you have to power to manage life

I am 26. Used to masturbate once a day but I never considered myself addicted to it. I started because I wanted to challenge my willpower and my addictive personality. Many positive changes happened to my life in the last year, but it’s hard to point out which one was 100% because of NoFap. Certainly my sex drive is up, and I mean the healthy sex drive. The one that makes you wish to talk to a girl on an elevator

I can actually enjoy sex with my SO now

For me PMO was causing relationship issues (now fixed!!) And perhaps just as exciting is that I don't have to tense every fibre in my body to climax. Yeah so just an observation / advice for those considering NoFap. Going Pornfree (for me) has led to a much reduced urge to fap - I still do it now and then, but at a much healthier frequency.

Age 25 - A fun night dancing with lots of beautiful women!

I am 25. I was always socially anxious, and a really good relationship had ended partly because I was always tired, irritable, and I lacked desire for my partner. Now I am never tired, socially confident, and only  irritable occasionally and in a way that makes me more productive. After having been on NoFap streaks on-and-off for about a year, this streak is the first in which I've cleared the one-month mark.

6 years! My new energy bleeds through everything about me

Almost 110 days. I feel like a changed man. My social skills are god-tier. I’m happy to wake up every morning. I find myself just smiling and enjoying life like I did when I was a little kid. I have a girlfriend. 6 years. 6 long years of my young developing life I spent trying to quit. I’ve been here since middle school. The years I spent alone, depressed, hiding in front of a video game screen, angry and upset after every social outing because it made me feel like shit.

Age 23 - Some ED, thought sexuality had been altered: I now feel more attracted to women and I feel more confident.

This is the first time I've written in the forum and I'm pleased to do it because I've been able to spend 61 days without PMO and 115 days without P. I'm from Argentina and my English is not the best but I do what I can:'). Anyway, I'll tell you about my experience. I started leaving Porn 115 days ago, it cost me a lot, I used to masturbate several times a day.

PIED is no longer a concern. More alert. Better sex.

Made it to day 40. More alert. Better sex. More time to work on more productive things. No longer supporting an evil industry. PIED is no longer a concern. No longer have regret or ashamed.

Age 32 - For me, this is a lifelong addiction it seems

Last week I broke my streak of 917 days, then relapsed again 3 days later. Why? I hadn't seen my girlfriend for 4 weeks and I wasn't keeping my sexual thoughts under control. It's frustrating because being able to maintain control in that respect is what kept me going for so long, I guess I just got complacent.

Age 16 - First girlfriend, brain fog gone, confidence up

I (16M) have never had a girlfriend before. Due to constant fapping and porn binging, I never gave any girl a second thought after meeting or talking to them. Through abstinence is when I realized everything that I was missing in life. Yesterday I asked a girl if she would like to be my girlfriend, and this is the first time any girl has ever said yes to me.

Working on life project, would rather die than go back to my past state

Firstly, although i am not healed completely (30+ years of PMO), i can definitely say i am back to being my best like when i was a child. Now that i know the reason why I was like i was before these 90 days, i would rather die than go back to that life again.

Age 29 - No more porn-induced ED, but post-sex urges to masturbate

I last wrote a text post on Day 16, so I thought I'd follow-up on Day 25. So far, I've gone 25 days without porn or masturbation, truly great feats for someone like myself. My longest streak prior to this was 17 days! On day 4 of my no-PM journey, I had sex for the first time in a long while. I knew I had PIED when it took vigorous stimulation on the woman's part to get me to have an erection.

Age 23 - Starting to Feel Like a Human Again and not a Person with Problems

For me, porn was a way I could escape. Sometimes life was difficult for me, or I didn't feel loved, so I wanted to escape to a place which would comfort me and make me feel loved. As soon as I stopped PMO I had to face my fears more directly. Each time I felt scared, I got such a strong urge to use porn, but using the management strategies (the nofap app, validating myself, comforting myself etc.) I kept it just under control.

Age 21 – Motivation, fewer cravings to masturbate

I started NoFap in December of 2017, since then I had couple of relapses. The first one was just after a week of starting and the second one just 4 days after that. I forgot to reset my reddit NoFap counter so that's the reason it shows a different number. Anyway it feels really good to have come this far. This is the first time I've gone this many days without PMO. Here are some things I've noticed-

Age 44 - 90 days: I know what damage Porn is doing to my self esteem, my sexual health and my desire to chase women

I wish I could tell my friends and family. Instead I want to celebrate here because I know I can share it here and here only. Today I finally reached my goal of 90 days. What started as a test, with 10 days. During those 10, read up on a lot of testimonies here on this website from people like you. I realized that 10 days was not enough. Went on to 30 days and to be fair, that was the hardest stretch.

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