Opinions on Hard Mode

Discussion in 'Rebooting - Porn Addiction Recovery' started by Kolbe, May 7, 2017.

  1. Kolbe

    Kolbe Fapstronaut

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    So I am officially resetting my counter from November 28, 2016, to May 30, 2017.
    I am doing this because I have seen no progress, in fact I seem to be stuck in withdrawal, and I think it is due to the fact that I have been given handjobs from my girlfriend.
    I believe the problem lies deeper than just porn, but an addiction to orgasm and the dopamine hit from that.
    I want your opinions, do you think I'll start to see progress now that I am beginning hard mode?

    Side Note: Resetting from 160 days to 7 days, seeing therapist this week for terrible (what I think is) withdrawals.
     
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  2. sparkywantsnoPMO

    sparkywantsnoPMO NoFap Moderator & Yeoman
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    If your original definition wasn't inclusive of what your girlfriend did, then consider your old counter still a success. You accomplished your goal. Add this onto it and go from here.

    I guess if you are really a purist, you can start a new counter, but I still think you should be proud of what you have accomplished, even if you didn't get what you expected.
     
  3. J247

    J247 Fapstronaut

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    As joyous as handjobs and sex related things are great, if you abstain from them until you're done with your reboot. It's not so much a dopamine thing, but just a rewiring.

    Also the story that matches my situation the most took a guy over 300 days to reboot. Maybe you just need more time?
     
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