64 Days!! I have done the hardest thing of my life

Discussion in 'Success Stories' started by inigo.montoya, Oct 24, 2016.

  1. I will keep this short and simple.

    I'm 24 male from Pakistan. I've been using porn for more than ten years. Found nofap on 2015 March, at that time my addiction was very severe soft core porn won't satisfy me anymore. I start fighting this addiction but never get pass through a week, always end up watching porn and relapse 3 4 times a day. One day i found girl, we become best friends then we fall in love, I've never been so happy in my life. I didn't realize my porn addiction fucked me up until i messed up my relationship really bad, i end up hurting a girl whom i loved more than anything in this world. Break up was a hard lesson for me. After break up I made promise to myself no more pmo that's it. It was the hardest thing i have ever done.

    First 6 weeks were brutal, being away from pmo makes us more vulnerable to emotions and the emotional pain of breakup was making everything really hard, But i didn't give up. I didn't go to porn to numb my emotions.

    Initial weeks were hardest and this is how I deal with them.

    Work out :
    Running helps me tremendously. Seriously guys go for it. It's like it burns not just calories but also strong urges and emotional pain. Make it your new porn. Feeling down? horny? having strong urges? sad? rejection? emotional pain? depressed? social anxiety? instead of going to porn and have sex with your hand and numb yourself, go out there and run and don't stop until every muscle in your body beg you to stop.

    New Hobbies :
    Don't try to to subtract bad habits in your life instead add good habits and leave no space for old habits. For me I bought guitar and start learning it daily. I replace my habit of surfing internet to learning guitar.

    Feed your brain positive things :
    Read positive things. Stop your brain from thinking negative thoughts. Live in present moment. and most importantly stop thinking about females and sex. Can you count how many times you think about sex and females in one day?


    Benefits :
    Social anxiety is much better.
    Depression no more
    Having real conversation with strangers
    Deep voice
    Energetic
    Outgoing
    Calm mind
    Have better control on thoughts
    Stopped giving shit about what people think of me.
    Relationship with my friends and family got better.


    Lastly thanks to amazing nofap community. I've never felt alone in this struggle.

    And sorry for my bad English
     
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  2. Quints

    Quints Fapstronaut

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    Great job man, hoping to reap the same benefits you get on my journey, keep up the good work!
     
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  3. Liverpoolfan1995

    Liverpoolfan1995 Fapstronaut

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    Great post, I have also noticed the same benefits! Keep going my friend, I wish you all the best in life
     
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  4. Champion!

    Champion! Fapstronaut

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    Soo encouraging.
     
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  5. Shevro Nickell

    Shevro Nickell Fapstronaut

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    Dude salute to u!!! A much needed post. I am also starting challenge of noFap for 90 days. Pls be in touch and guide me :)
     
  6. lorenzo1988

    lorenzo1988 Fapstronaut

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    Very nice to read such a great and inspiring stories. Keep up the good work, Inigo.Montoya
     
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  7. Thanks, sure pm me.
     
  8. Thank you friend.
     
  9. Nicci

    Nicci Fapstronaut

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    Inigo the world is full of wonderful people,places and experiences and like you I have been stopping myself from enjoying them because I was shackled by the chains of porn but no longer I am only 8 days in but I feel like I have traveled a million mile away from porn already and hearin of your success only confirms my beliefs . Well done my friend keep going life Is beautiful and so are we and once we realise that we can defeat the monster we will be free forever
     
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  10. PotentLife

    PotentLife Fapstronaut

    Hey, thanks for sharing your story, inigo.montoya! I'll post these benefits in my journal to remind myself of what I, too, can look forward to. One question: how is it you think your voice got deeper - is it because you are more relaxed? Is there a feeling that goes along with the deeper voice that you can try describing? Thanks again, brother. All the best, and congratulations!
     
  11. badeae1

    badeae1 Fapstronaut

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    Congratulations. Stay clean
     
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