I went 64 days without porn/sex and I remember how much more enthusiasm, motivation and courage I had. It was a really eye-opening time. I'm on the 11th day of NoFap now, tbh girls have always liked me but now i'm on NoFap it's crazy.
WOOO THE HYPE IS REAL LETS GOOOO. I went from being the third wheel/ the outcast, hating myself to Day 90 full of energy. People are glad to have me around. My eyes went from dull to beautiful, full of life. My hair went from sick-looking brown to high detail looking blackish. I am blonde btw just very dirty blond.
My experience with porn began when I was young like many of you, and I masturbated aggressively for many years starting around age 10. At that age I suspect I was too young for it to affect me badly, and I had no knowledge of PIED or anything of that nature. ED was not something I was at all concerned about. Around age 18-19 I was having very successful sex with more than one partner, even though I did use porn fairly regularly.
I'm 15 and when I got really into PMO I started to jack off to trans porn and eventually got into gay porn. That was the breaking point which made me realize that I have to be serious about Nofap. I also noticed that I acted really strange around girls and I just had a creepy vibe.
I'm 29, and I've known about NoFap for a few years. But I didn't have any real negative effects from PMO for years, but around a year or so ago performance anxiety about sex crept in, and for a long while I had ED. It was hell for my wife and I. After speaking to a therapist i realised the issue and worked to resolve it. So far so good!
I'm 167 days into this thing and I want people who are similar to me to know the reality of their situation. I started very early on in my life, escalating to fetishes by the middle of high school. I continued on like that until sometime during my freshman year of college, when I discovered this site. Then I spent the next 5 years trying to quit the damn habit.
I'm writing this to talk about my experiences after quitting porn. This is not meant as an exemplar for what could happen, but if you find some inspiration from this, I'm happy to have helped. I had struggled for almost half my life with pornography in various forms, from text to live actions to cartoons. Porn served to distort my perceptions of fantasy and intimacy, and I had difficulty maintaining relationships because of it. I found myself depressed and traumatized at the person I was turning into, so I made a choice to quit.
I posted my 'origins' story here back in November the 12th, 2016. The title was "78 days of Hard Mode" if you want to look it up. For those that can't be arsed, in essence I was becoming addicted to P. Having spent twenty years of my life MOing with the latter 5 or 6 years or PMOing I had become rather numb to genuine sexual encounters with women. It was terrifying.
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