Smeagol is free! After spending years in a periodic pattern of not getting more than 30 days, I have had no porn, no masturbation, no edging, no "almost porn" and pretty much no desire to look at porn at all for this streak.
I am on day 101. I began watching porn out of loneliness in 2004 when I was 15. I felt lonely and socially awkward at the time. Being treated badly by "friends" at school and surrounded by beautiful girls who were beginning to have sex, my self-confidence began to plummet and I began to watch porn as a lazy way to escape reality.
I started using pornography + masturbation probably around 13/14 years old and had the terrible habit for 19 years. I would probably engage in the activity a few times a month but when it would happen I'd have a tendency to binge for a day or two and my life would suffer dramatically.
Question: When you read about Nike using child labor, did you stop buying their shoes? When you heard about how Wal-Mart pays some of the lowest wages in the U.S., and that they use nefarious business practices to put the competition out of business, did you cease shopping there?
Although porn was a problem for me (once to twice a day since age 12, I am 34 now), I was obviously not addicted, because it was no problem cutting it. Reading success stories on yourbrainonporn.com convinced me it was the right idea. I've had lots of sex the last 10 years, but had problems with ED.
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