Although many claim that men in most western countries live a rather privileged life, lthere is a stark and ongoing change in the quality of life that young men live. Men today are not like their fathers or grandfathers: They are more socially awkward and shy around women, consume more porn at a younger age, are falling behind their female counterparts in school, and are receiving only meager sex education from their parents and schools.
Before giving you some background information about my PMO addiction I would like to thank everyone who helped and encouraged me to start this journey. (Especially @Burner1 ) Without various members of our community and people I know in real life I would have not made it this far.
I've been involved with this subreddit for almost a year and a half. Currently I am on a 185 day streak. Excluding one MO 185 days ago, a 298 day streak. I am a completely different person. Confidence, healthy glowing skin, sharp mind, charisma and work ethic are unbelievable. My grades (currently at university) have improved drastically.
Been porn free for the last six months and it has definitely changed me for the better. What got me thinking I had a problem in the first place was my difficulty in getting an erection when having sex. It didn't have anything to do with ED, rather porn creep or something very similar had begun to set in after YEARS of watching five hours of porn a day on average. It was never a problem up until the end when it had made an impact on my sexual performance.
I’ve made it to 50+ days (cold turkey - first try) and I feel that I´m definitely on the right track with this change in lifestyle. I tend to go 90 days and then cut off next bad habit (gaming) alongside continuing NoFap. As others have said: I will most likely never go back to porn.
Just got out of an intensive lift sesh and I thought I might wanted to share my long-overdue story here in hopes of inspiring others to reach their potential. This subreddit changed my life in ways I could’ve never imagined and I hope this brief (but lengthy) story starts my journey of paying it forward.
Today I hit the 60 days marks on my hardcore mode NoFap challenge. I wanted to share my story with you and maybe help some people to find motivation in my post. I’m a 21 years old man living in Europe. I’ve been trying to do NoFap since 14 months; I had a few good streaks during those months: 111 days, 60 days and 23 days. As far as I can remember I’ve always been a shy guy, I always had this fear of rejection.
Brief introduction of my history: I am 21 years old, college student, I have been watching P since 18 or 17 and before that i used to look at Porn images and pictures since 15 or 16. I had social anxiety (not very much), low self confidence, found it hard to talk to girls. I had one girlfriend during my whole life. I also had a need for approval, I did actions that subconsciously were to get the approval of my society. I was also a lazy ass and dependent.
Today marks a big day in my NoFap journey. I hit 500 days with no masturbation. Zero.
Since taking on NoFap and getting past the initial withdrawal, I've earned a Bachelor’s degree, and now I'm halfway into my Masters degree. My confidence is SKY HIGH. I feel I can better direct my thoughts, I can focus better. I'm with this incredibly beautiful girl, who is well aware of my NoFap journey.
A flood of younger guys (early twenties and late teens) showed up with the same erectile-dysfunction problems. Rapidly, they comprised the majority of visitors to most threads and sites where men were complaining of porn-related sexual performance problems, and
These younger guys ("Newcomers") generally required longer (sometimes months longer) to recover from their performance problems. In fact, some needed regular contact with a real partner—which presents a challenging "chicken-and-egg" problem in the world of casual hook-ups.
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