New to NoFap - Marathon not a sprint

Discussion in 'New to NoFap' started by socalrunner, Jun 19, 2019.

  1. socalrunner

    socalrunner Fapstronaut

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    Hi everyone - I am 35 y/o and from Los Angeles. I have been a PMO addict for over 20 years. It was not until recently where I even thought I had a problem. Just a little over a week in and I am on my 2nd streak. I am learning and working towards to being better each day, one day at a time. After all this is a marathon and not a sprint. I can't recover from decades of escalating addiction without putting time and effort. Looking forward to connecting and supporting each other on our recoveries. Looking for an accountability partner and hoping that will bring some normal socialization back into my life. Thank you for taking the time to read this!
     
  2. SirErnest

    SirErnest Fapstronaut

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    The title sounds about right.
    Welcome. Check out the Success Stories forum for tips and inspiration..
     
  3. Hey & Welcome to NoFap Community! :)

    You are in the right place for recovery here. We are so glad to have you with us to beat this addiction together.

    You can go read some Success Stories in the "Success Stories" section to learn more about the benefits of NoFap , get useful tips and ideas to help you in the reboot.

    If you have any question about rebooting, you can ask it in the "Rebooting" section.


    And I would recommend you to make your own journal in the "Reboot logs" corresponding to your gender & age to track your everyday progress.
    You can also join challenges in the "Events & Challenges" section, to keep yourself motivated and focused.




    You may start by checking the links below:
    Learn more about Rebooting.
    Forum Usage Guide.
    List of Rebooting Ressources.
    Glossary of terms used in NoFap community.





    Best of luck to you in your journey!





    -The Winner
     
  4. theprocedure

    theprocedure Fapstronaut

    you seem to have a really great mindset - patience. Rome wasn't built in a day. you should start your own daily journal to track your journey and progress!
     
  5. All the best for your journey!!
     
  6. Tiger uppercut!

    Tiger uppercut! Moderator Assistant
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    Hello and welcome! :)

    We are glad to have you as a part of our community. Here are some quick links to get you started.

    - You can set up your day counter here
    - You can find the forum usage guide here
    - Here is we’re you will find a glossary of terms often used in the nofap community. Glossary
    - You can also find a guide to the basics of rebooting here
    - If you wish to keep a journal of your progress you can do so in the appropriate section found here

    There are plenty of wonderful, friendly and knowledgeable people here to help you along on your journey to a life free of PMO. I wish you nothing but the best!
     
  7. Always be positive

    Always be positive Fapstronaut

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    This will help you a lot, watch this and say goodbye to urges forever

    https://www.nofap.com/forum/index.php?threads/if-youre-struggling.232140/

    But however urges are sometimes attacking even if you are focused on something else, when i got rid of those 1% foods which increases urges and started enjoying 99% other beautiful foods it became so much easyer for me ^_^
     

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