I first heard about NoFap approximately a year ago on a different subreddit, i think it was askreddit, not that it's important. I checked out the subreddit and thought it was very intriguing. At the time I seriously considered doing the challenge. I masturbated probably two times a day, was feeling very depressed, failing university, a virgin (20 years old btw), not doing any exercise and generally living a totally useless life.
Let's start with some basic info: I'm 19yrs old male fapstronaut. I started to take this whole challenge seriously about 1 year ago. Like all (or nearly most) of us, I failed repeatedly (due to edging, rationalizing, you name it - all the typicall stuff). When the summer holiday started I hardened up and resisted the urges for 46 long days, my second longest streak forever.
Yesterday I realized I'm over 200 days in my NoFap course. It's amazing how things look like when you get rid of the brain fog. I feel like a young child. I have feelings again. I can be with women just for the pleasure of their company, and not looking at them in a sexual way.
OK so a quick report, i have totally forgotten about no fap, i think the last time i checked was the 90 day mark as its quite famous here! So on to my experience. No fap has been great.... from about day 14 to day 60 I was riding on the energy of not fapping. I felt so energised it was almost too much.
Know what? I feel like a snake after it sheds its skin. Though it is far from over...the urges for porn are on a very low controllable level, but rewiring to the real thing just started. Right now, I just sense the seeds growing that I planted last year in july when I read an article that led me to NoFap.
It's been 90 days folks! Where I started: moderate ED, insensitive, near-daily PMO habit. 42 years old. I'm healthy and active, this shouldn't be happening to me. I've done some reading on here but less internet is better in general. Reading about others' struggles tends to remind me of my own - not necessarily always the right thing.
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