Nothing changed

Discussion in 'Porn Addiction' started by mocoko, Feb 26, 2021.

  1. mocoko

    mocoko Fapstronaut

    It's been about 70 days, but there is no improvement. I am constantly nervous and constantly feeling hopeless.Libidom has dropped so much. I don't know if I'm doing it wrong. I'm waiting for it to improve, but there is no change. How should I think? Can you help?
  2. AtomicTango

    AtomicTango Fapstronaut

    You are going through a flatline by the sounds of it. I usually advise people that 90 days is an arbitrary number and usually recovery takes much longer than that. Keep going.
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  3. A8X

    A8X Fapstronaut

    In my early recovery, i didn't feel much improvement either, even after long periods of abstinence. Addiction recovery is much more than just not acting out. It is about learning an entirely different way of handling life. It took me years to learn what it means to be sober, and even longer to start appreciate it. I wouldn't have made it without going to therapy and 12-step meetings.
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  4. HelperX

    HelperX Fapstronaut

    You need to keep going. You are probably into a flatline. Recovery can be long.
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  5. Agent

    Agent Fapstronaut

    Its totally normal man don't worry, after 100 days usually everything starts going back to normal
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  6. pump20

    pump20 Fapstronaut

    Don't rush it. Success takes time and patience. There's no such thing as magic. Hang in there.
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  7. mocoko

    mocoko Fapstronaut

    Thank you very much for your answers, friends. It created a separate source of motivation for me.
    Although I feel bad right now, I will continue.
    Thank you so much .
  8. Dudewiththeproblem

    Dudewiththeproblem Fapstronaut

    I think you are on to something here. Alot of ppl probably fall back into the habbit becouse they didnt think they felt a difference but as you
    wrote its becouse the recovery is so gradual over a long time. Its not like after X days of nofap you wake up and feel completly different/recovered.
    Its a process and it will not be linear. It will be up and down for a long time but gradualy improving how you feel and your brain function.
  9. ThePeakWae

    ThePeakWae Fapstronaut

    for me I started noticing less shyness and + honesty at 7+ day mark, not sure about how you guys feel at higher streaks, it's possible @mocoko is near the tipping point of another change.

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