I know I am risk of running myself directly into a nominal fallacy, but I'd like to propose something that is a new idea for me. That is the idea of relationship-substitutes and it is specific to nofap and I believe appropriate for this section. Think about all of the activities that you engage in that keep you in a state of loneliness and out of meaningful relationships. Call these activities and behaviors r-subs. If you give a name to it, you can focus on it and find out what you need to change about your life if you are lonely but don't want to be. PMO is the most obvious example of an r-sub here, but there are countless others that I believe should fall in the general purview. Sometimes being more aware of ourselves and how our actions directly lead to or prohibit our success is a good first step towards progress. To provide a couple of examples I know I have used my career progress and my introversion directly as an r-sub on numerous occasions. What sort of r-subs have you dealt with?