This is my first post and I thought it would be fitting to write something today on day 250. I remember becoming curious as to whether fapping was something that was holding me back in life – it certainly seemed to drain me of my motivation to do things.
I joined this site a couple of weeks ago because I had gotten to the point where I was staying up all night, every night, looking for porn to find something that would get me off, allowing me to fall asleep. Usually I'd spend 3-4 hours of looking for the "right" porn or erotica, but sometimes that would extend to 5-6 hours sessions if I didn't feel satisfied with the orgasm, and go looking for a second.
Nofap works. Period. I cannot believe how much progress I have made looking back at my journal. I used to watch porn 3-4 times a day from age 11 to age 18. That's 7 years of my developmental life that was completely tarnished by porn.
On April 5, 2014, Rory Patrick announced to his Twitter followers that he was going to stop masturbating for 100 days. Soon, a hashtag was started: #Rory100. Friends and supporters cheered him on, sent him messages of encouragement as well as sheer amazement, and naturally some messages of confusion.
So last night after not being able to have sex for 2+ years, I had sex 3 times with a beautiful girl with absolutely no signs of PIED. I lasted a few minutes each time, I wore a condom and everything went swimmingly. I have been at this for 16 months now, after learning at 23 what PIED was and that porn abstinence was the cure.
I don’t like to admit it, but I used to watch a lot of porn. Until recently, I was visiting a pornographic website on a daily basis, and it quickly became a habit that was negatively affecting every aspect of my life.
I have finally reached six months after trying nofap for about 2 years! Today is also me and my girlfriend's five months. I'd like to thank nofap for giving me my personality back along with a little extra charisma that allowed all of the things that have happened in the past year to be possible.
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