A New Approach

Discussion in 'New to NoFap' started by A-Way-Of-Escape, Dec 24, 2017.

  1. A-Way-Of-Escape

    A-Way-Of-Escape New Fapstronaut

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    Hi. This will be the first confession I have ever made concerning my addiction of 5+ years.

    I have tried to quit many times before. Sometimes, I succeeded at escaping temptation for a while, but like a dog to its vomit, I would return. Now, my porn and masterbation addiction threatens all my personal time, distracting me from healthy ambitions and depressing me. The urges are strong; I can no longer control them on my own. I feel as though nothing else can satisfy me, but the moment after, I feel awful, and the depression worsens. I need an escape. I need a new approach.

    Like I mentioned previously, I have never told anyone the details of my addiction. A man's struggle with porn addiction seems expected, although not condoned, but I am a woman - a woman with a good family and a good upbringing. I told myself the lie that I, of all people, should have known better - should be stronger. Depression lead me to believe that I was simply ruined and that I no longer needed to fight the urges because a shattered vessel can't be used for good anyway. But this addiction, this depression - THIS PRISON - is not what I want. Please, I want to change, but I can't do it on my own.

    Sincerely,
    AWayOfEscape

    "There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it." -1Corinthians 10:13
     
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  2. D . J .

    D . J . Fapstronaut

    Welcome to NoFap where you are amongst friends who are here to encourage you and sometimes challenge you but not judge you.

    The enemy is here to steal, kill and destroy. What are your current strategies for combating the enemy called PMO?
     
  3. Dinesh The Survivor

    Dinesh The Survivor Fapstronaut

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    Dont worry you are not alone anymore. First you must try to let go the past and start to think on how to improve your health and your lifestyle. If i can do it, you can do it too. Don't give up yeah. If you feel alone do drop by messages or maybe you can share your progress on nofap.
     
  4. Dr_prof

    Dr_prof Fapstronaut

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    Welcome. You will find lots of support here. You are not alone and we are all in it together v
     

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