Age 21 - Improved my social skills, started dating a girl I really like

I am 21 and I started NoFap hardmode somewhere around May and today after 6 months(idk what is number of the days cause i stopped from counting them) I relapsed for the first time after 6 months. I didn't really feel any shame afterwards and after it I realized that porn is just flat out not that great.

How Science Is Unlocking the Secrets of Addiction (National Geographic)

We're learning more about the craving that fuels self-defeating habits—and how new discoveries can help us kick the habit. [Watch short video]

Addiction hijacks the brain’s neural pathways. Scientists are challenging the view that it’s a moral failing and researching treatments that could offer an exit from the cycle of desire, bingeing, and withdrawal that traps tens of millions of people.

Female - Age 28, Increased respect for men and for myself

The best result of quitting PMO cold turkey five months ago is feeling so much more appreciation and respect for men. For the first time in my life, I crave a relationship with a man that isn't centered on the sex act.

Of course I have strong urges for that too, but I now have a new perspective that reminds me of what happens when I go that route. I literally ache for a man's touch and attention and companionship and for the first time, I'm not seeking it out through dating and flirtation and hookups.

Fucking Godmode!

120 days ago I was an absolute nervous, anxious, depressed wreck. My life had no meaning and I couldn't even think of getting out of bed in the morning. No job, no friends, nothing. First month was hard, second month slightly less hard. After that things just went their own way and I stopped counting. After the second month or so my self control reached insane levels. I can read for hours now.

Age 20 - Fall 2015: Placed on Academic Probation. Spring 2017. Dean's List. Highest GPA in my life.

I can't remember when I started masturbating (I think 6th grade, so 12-13ish). But it was when I was in middle school and gradually got worse and worse all the way to Christmas time of this year (20 year old Junior in college). By some grace of God I found Nofap and it changed my way of thinking. I've been on this quest since Christmas. I've failed twice and I got back up and kept going.

Age 20 - Talking with people easier, My anxiety is gone, Girls are a lot more attracted to me

So last year I felt extremely depressed at uni, due to being v socially anxious and not having many friends. And now I've started uni somewhere else and feeling really awesome, making friends so easily now since I started nofap. Talking with people has become easier, and my anxiety is gone, girls are also a hell of a lot more attracted to me!

Young men who view more pornography experiencing erectile dysfunction, study says (Dr. Morgan Francis, 2017)

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Young men who prefer pornography to real sexual encounters are unable to perform well with other people when the opportunity presents itself, according to a study recently conducted by a San Diego based urology clinic. Watch video.

Age 38 - Reflections on 1 Year Sober - Changes in Attitude

Today I am one year sober. I feel like my whole life has changed. I can't explain it easily, but staying pornfree has made a huge difference to many different aspects of life. If you told me 4 years ago when this journey started that I would go an entire year without porn or masturbation I could not possibly have believed you.

Able to talk to ladies without feeling anxious (lost my virginity), Motivation increased, Anxiety levels decreased

I done 95 out of 100 days so far without fapping, watching porn/orgasm and it improved my life. I also done no PMO back in April for 33 days and back in August last year. Things that nofap changed my life so far:

Age 27 - I have reached a level of intimacy with my partner I have never experienced before, More confident & less anxious

DAY 100 - JEDI TRAINING STAGE 2 COMPLETE

*MAY CONTAIN TRIGGERING LANGUAGE I joined Nofap on April 18 and began my reboot on the same day. I chose to go porn free to improve my social, physical and emotional health and to have more intimate and meaningful PIV with SO. I identified my triggers, made a freedom plan, started this journal and told SO and two friends in real life what I was trying to achieve.

Age 25 - The lethargy, lack of interest in life, depression, suicidal thoughts and the feeling of being useless in life is gone...gone....gone.

One thing that makes me, and I think most fapstraounats, proud and excited in hitting such milestones (even a mere 20 days) is because of the revelation of the potential that lies in you that you never knew. While addicted to PM, you are just like any other drug addict. In fact, for those who have been addicted for long to PM (my addiction has run for some 12 years) just like a crack addict, one becomes a poor decision maker, a shitty manager of finances and personal business, an unfocused, lowly motivated loser.

Age 29 – I am more in control of myself, no longer a victim, quit smoking

I'm on my longest streak ever and I only have 9 more days until my 3 month reboot and I want to share some stuff with you guys (and girls). I joined nofap 5 years ago, and have been trying this ever since. It is an extremely hard addiction to overcome. Trust me, I know, I am a former heroin addict with 1 year 3 months sober.

Age 23 - Hard to believe: Varicocele pain is gone. Chronic mouth ulcers gone.

My life was easy and smooth. I started fapping in 2011 when i was 17. I became a regular fapper in 2012. I also started edging (phone sex) without masturbating afterwards. Basically I was never addicted to porn. The only thing I did too much was the phone sex which is a type of edging. There were phases in which I only edged almost daily but never orgasmed or masturbated for months. Also there were phases which included both edging and masturbating at different times. This became habit in 2012.

Age 24 - Much more self-disciplined, can progress at anything I try

In terms of benefits, I have become much more self-disciplined, NoFap has given me the strength and motivation to become more consistent in anything I wished to and slowly or quickly progress in it. I have started running, something which I hadn't done since a very long time now

Age 20 – Life turning around again on second streak

A couple posts ago i was bummed out because i had no energy to do things.. especially when it came to skateboarding. well the past 2 days ive had so much energy to skate! instead of usually skating 7 hours a day, ive been skating 10+.

my confidence has gone up, not too much. but to the point where i could care less what people think about me.

and this one’s funny: i actually started getting back into meditating, watching naruto, learning about things.. mainly about the universe.

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