An experiment I decided to do regarding the attention you might or might not get when you dont ejaculate. Experiment lasted 10 weeks. I spent 5 weeks fapping every day I spent 5 weeks not fapping at all. My life: Gym, go to work, go to town and shop, walk the streets, nightclub once in a while.
I have seen benefits, mostly that I'm more confident. I feel better overall. Not the "I'm on top of the world!" feeling, more of the "today is a good day" sort of thing :) I'm sixteen, so I've still got a long way to go.
More self respect. Motivation to work out regularly. More at ease socially....and I'm not going back. I still MO too much, but for me that is more of a "discipline" issue, and not so much a moral one. Quitting that poisonous trifecta of P-M-O though has meant a lot.
I started this journey with an aim to help rediscover myself and my own self love, I wanted to get over my breakup and start to really enjoy life once more. In the last 30 days I've experienced both highs and lows. However, the highs have definitely out weighed the lows and I feel so much happier and more confident than I have done in months, even when I was in my relationship.
I am 19 years old. After being single for 1.5 years, I began a relationship with a wonderful girl about 3 months ago. It's all going great and then we try to hook up. I discovered I have terrible ED and couldn't even come close to PIV sex. I discovered YBOP, read about resetting, and immediately quit watching P and MOing. I started a 30 day streak of nofap and was in a flatline from day one.
Time has literally zoomed by! I still shocked I managed to reach this many days. I felt like I was the worst case (3 times a day for many many years!). Had my first taste of benefits on my 38 day streak which I blew and couldn't get myself together for a month of daily binging. I missed having the mental clarity.
I am 24 y/o and I have completed 10 weeks of my nofap journey and I would like to share some benefits I have experienced. I did my first stand-up comedy and I got a good response. I am going to do more of it. I set a personal record for bench press in the gym.
2 years ago I said, 'I'm sick of this, I have to stop.' I searched around and found some tools, did a lot of reading, fell down and got up and fell down again many times. I mostly followed the Tony Litster method (more on that in a moment), and a big difference in his method for sobriety is that he doesn't insist you count the days of sobriety.
Without nofap community, we could've been sulking in depression without figuring out what's wrong with ourselves. I feel energetic and positive, and this is all because of nofap, and the positive people here. I finally started to taste what life was like before porn addiction.
I write this on my birthday, which just so happened to be my 127 hoursday. This is probably going to be a long post. I write this for me as much as I write it for my fellow fapstronauts. I was hoping to make a 90 day post, but bugs and life got in the way, so here I am. I've gone 127 days without PMO or MO.
As a longtime Reddit lurker I'm going to keep this as short and sweet as possible, provide some insight and motivation we've all heard before. This isn't my first streak, I've been doing this for 4 years making it to 60+ days multiple times, and countless 20 day streaks. Prior to NoFAP I was:
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