I'm 38 have been looking at internet photography since 1999. Since 2005 I got into chatrooms, it was more intense for me....I was spending longer on the computer. I noticed at this time a slight reduction in hardness, did not think too much of it.
So I'm not religious but I decided to give something up for Lent with my other roommates. I read up on YBOP and other similar sites and got really excited about the positive "superpower" side effects I would get from this. So below is a timeline of my experience:
The biggest mistake of my life was disrespecting the power of porn. When I was 14, a friend of mine gave me a data CD brimming with hardcore pornography. Until then, my only experience with the female form was trying to sneak scrambled late-night HBO. The time where a boob seemed so special that we’d work for hours getting the antenna just right so we might, for a second, catch a glimpse of a nipple behind a shroud of white static. When I got home and opened the CD, a new world of stimulation flooded my brain.
I don't want this to be another generic success story, but you couldn't imagine how this journey has turned my life around. Problems I had that NoFap has mysteriously resolved: ED, DE, Confidence with women, Dreaming about Porn, Looking forward to watching porn, Dirty socks, Poor morale, and Viewing ALL women as porn actresses, and not human beings.
Academia prepares to 'accentuate the positive' in new porn periodical
If there were ever a human phenomenon in need of serious objective investigation, Internet porn use is surely it. Never has the youthful human brain been battered with so much erotic novelty during such a critical window of sexual development, and cracks are definitely appearing. However, judging from the board of the upcoming Porn Studies Journal, this particular publication will lack the detachment and expertise to fulfill this critical role.
My story started in late 2009. For three years, I had to deal with ED. Talk about a complete blow to one's self esteem. The sad part is that my doctor did blood work and found absolutely nothing wrong with me. My blood pressure was perfect. My testosterone levels were normal. I was in great shape. He prescribed Lavitra and told me to just not be nervous.
Where to begin? This has been a long and crazy journey. This is a long post, stick with it and I'll tell you a story at the end. I am 30yo male, I guess I started whackin' around the age of....11? I would say I've been whackin it once a day for as long as I can remember.
I have completed the 90 day challenge! Have I learned about myself and become a better man from this experience? Yes, but not for the reasons I thought. Allow me to explain. I am 33, and have been a PMO addict for over a decade.
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