Getting off pornography lifts brain fog, real-girl terror

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young guyDear Straight Talk: Until recently, I experienced social anxiety, concentration problems and was terrified by real girls. I got into porn in fifth grade and became addicted like so many guys.

Last year, I decided to stop. I relapsed a lot, but I'm at 90 days clear, my longest stretch. Not only have I gained confidence talking with girls, but my constant brain fog and social anxiety has lifted. I'm focused and excited about life, which seemed impossible. Many guys defend porn, but it's actually a nightmare. The support of the NoFap community on Reddit was/is vital. I hope my letter helps others break free. —21 and Finally Living

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