35 and Older Accountability Group

Discussion in 'Accountability Partners' started by artifact, Nov 24, 2018.

  1. Wolf2019

    Wolf2019 Fapstronaut

    How about making the goal 4 hours? Check in every 4 hours during the day until you get your feet under you again. I bet you can do 4 hours and if you can do it once, you can do it again. Hang in there.
  2. discovery

    discovery Fapstronaut

    Nothing like a screen full of piss to ruin your online experience :p

    NICEDUDE Fapstronaut

    Capital advice! I shall try doing that. A journey of thousand miles begins with a single step!
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  4. Pirate3819

    Pirate3819 Fapstronaut

    I relapsed today, no excuses I know better but I did not make the right decision.
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  5. JJ_Kino

    JJ_Kino Fapstronaut

  6. Day 15.

    Smooth sailing, just me and Jesus on the boat with water like glass. Peace, wind or storms it doesn't matter as long as He's on my boat.
  7. Wolf2019

    Wolf2019 Fapstronaut

    ...and then I bark from the shore and wag my tail and plunge into the water and swim out to the boat and Jesus grabs me by the scruff of the neck and hauls me on board and I shake my fur out and drench you both in a shower of water that smells like fish and dog. Hope you don't mind. :emoji_dog2:
  8. time2chage

    time2chage Fapstronaut

    7776000 secs is all it takes to revamp your life. Every sec away from porn is victory.Every sec counts and matters
  9. GottaBFree

    GottaBFree Fapstronaut

    Start of a new week. I’m going to try to get lots done this next week. That can be a trigger but it leads to growth too.
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  10. emanuel_free

    emanuel_free Fapstronaut

    Checking in. I'm almost stepping on the first milestone!

    Psalms 107.10–16 (MSG)
    Some of you were locked in a dark cell, cruelly confined behind bars,
    Punished for defying God’s Word, for turning your back on the High God’s counsel—
    A hard sentence, and your hearts so heavy, and not a soul in sight to help.

    Then you called out to God in your desperate condition; he got you out in the nick of time.
    He led you out of your dark, dark cell, broke open the jail and led you out.
    So thank God for his marvellous love, for his miracle mercy to the children He loves;
    He shattered the heavy jailhouse doors, he snapped the prison bars like matchsticks!
  11. persona2903

    persona2903 Fapstronaut

    Thank you @Timber for sharing this, very usefull and motivational!
    Have a good week
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  12. persona2903

    persona2903 Fapstronaut

    Hahaha @Wolf2019 , thanks for your muffled applause!
    Let's start this week with strenght, walking step by step.
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  13. EcoMunchies

    EcoMunchies Fapstronaut

    wow, up to 18 days all of a sudden. That seemed fairly easy, and included a couple of work trips away. Heading off overseas again for work this week.. another test.

    Have felt really good diving head first back into routine meditation, and re-reading the Pema Chodron book I’ve referred to earlier. It’s all therapeutic!

    Keep strong everyone!
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  14. persona2903

    persona2903 Fapstronaut

    all our encouragement to start again strongly!
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  15. persona2903

    persona2903 Fapstronaut

    Yes! Excelent: Every sec counts and matters.
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  16. Wolf2019

    Wolf2019 Fapstronaut

    I struggled with a lot of temptation this weekend but being in this group and not wanting to slip in my ranking gave me the little added motivation to get through it. Thank you for this.
  17. Son of Midgaard

    Son of Midgaard Fapstronaut

    I am also 38, male and would very much like to join the group! So there's the application ;)
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  18. SarahStrong

    SarahStrong Fapstronaut

    Checking in for today :)!!! After my last slipped up, I knew I needed to change. There are days I don't feel like myself, but I keep pushing forward because I want to change. I want to grow in my relationship with my Heavenly Father. I don't want this desire to creep into my future marriage, so I need to change. One day, I heard my Savior voice asking me loud and clear, 'Am I Enough For You?' Wow! That blew me away because that was the loudest I ever heard my Savior's voice before. I'd cried and told him Yes! You are enough for me. Yet, I still messed up, I still slipped like that question didn't mean anything to me. After that slip, I never felt the same again. Lies started pouring into my mind saying, 'see, you messed up again and you will never ever be broken or free from this bondage' or 'being afraid when that temptation come, I would give in to that temptation'. I have to keep telling myself that My Savior is more then enough for me! I have to change!!! I need to change!!! I think, I finally realized that enough is enough and I am truly ready to change this time. I know my Lord loves me and He still forgiven me even thou that last slip happen. Last Thursday, I worked in an event and I didn't realized the Christian band that was coming to played that night was the band I was thinking about getting tickets for. Even thou I knew, I forgot they was coming. After I realize what kind of concert it was I freak out because I was able to see one of my favorite Christian band for free. I felt like my Heavenly Father took me on a date, just like a father takes his daughter out. He knows I am growing and wanting to change, He was just letting me know He is still there for me and that I am forgiven.
    Encouragement for everyone: You can push past this!!! I am praying for all of us to be Free and live the life that our Heavenly Father intended for us to live!!! Have a wonderful day everyone!!!
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  19. Despicable me

    Despicable me Fapstronaut

    Checking in, Day 2
    Had sex and got hit by chaser. Thats the reason. Urges come in short but powerful intervals. Fighting them off.
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  20. Thanks for sharing. This is a process of developing new habits. The more you practice, the better you will be at it. I have found that self-acceptance - not condemning yourself every time you slip - is one of the keys to making progress in this area. I was trapped in that "shame cycle" for many years before discovering nofap.

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