I am gonna hit the 30 day mark

Discussion in 'New to NoFap' started by rocky33, Jun 9, 2019.

  1. rocky33

    rocky33 Fapstronaut

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    Guys,

    I have tried NoFap in 2018, i had a 42 day streak, sadly lost the it and it took me almost an year to reconsider NoFap.

    I am 27 now, i have been PMOing all throughout my teenage, my college days. That is best days of my life wasted in front of a computer screen only to feel empty and socially awkward in the end.

    Right now, I am living a mediocre life, there are kind of many problems within my family, that has kept me away from them. The only family I talk to is my own little sister. I am currently working in a low paying job that is sucking the soul out of me. I am living in a tight budget, there are no unnecessary shopping, I even think twice before buying myself a meal. I have reached the lowest point in my life emotionally, financially, socially, physically and mentally.

    Although I stopped watching porn months ago, but I have M to P gifs whenever I have felt strong urges. But for the past 4-5 weeks I have completely abstained from P.

    I have been having six day streaks ever since. It is usually by the end of 6-7 days I feel so full, the body kind of heats up, slight pain and discomfort in the lower abdomen. I did not watch P, but I had to rub one out in the shower. The first two times it was compulsion, the third time it was conscious choice. I think I am able to have certain degree of control over the problem.

    But ever since I have reduced M, I have noticed some changes. The most notable change is that people actually notice me now. When I go into a restaurant or one of my clients office, I feel like people actually look at me. I mean, it is not something great but I do not feel like a ghost any more. Other things I have experienced is that long lost contacts started messaging me, just out of no where. My school time friend, whom I had no contact with for over 6 years called me up and wanted me to come over to his place for a small get-together. Although I could not make it there, my friends actually called me after and said they missed me. These are major motivations I have experienced past few weeks.

    I will try to document my progress and experiences here. I think it is high time that I kick this habit. I am taking baby steps, setting small achievable targets and ticking them off. I have to let go of compulsive M-ing. That is next step forward for me.
     
  2. theprocedure

    theprocedure Fapstronaut

    let's give it all we got to kick this habit. put everything. heart and soul. let's fight! welcome to the site
     
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  3. Ethan1982

    Ethan1982 Fapstronaut

    Hi @rocky33
    sounds great! what a succes!
    i really like your story!
    Go on! :)
    in the bus or metro it also happens to me very often that people are looking directly into my eyes. they didn't do that before. or i didn't mention it...
     
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  4. Always be positive

    Always be positive Fapstronaut

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  5. rocky33

    rocky33 Fapstronaut

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    Thanks a lot for the replies..!!
     
  6. Hey & Welcome to NoFap Community! :)

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