The Lord of the Rings Challenge

Discussion in 'Events & Challenges' started by RiseToGreatness, Sep 22, 2019.

Should the Thread Title be extended?

Poll closed Jun 21, 2020.
  1. No, leave like that: "The Lord of the Rings Challenge"

    18 vote(s)
  2. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: The Fellowship of Nofap"

    15 vote(s)
  3. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: Rising Fellowship of Eärendil"

    0 vote(s)
  4. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: The Journey to Mount Doom"

    5 vote(s)
  5. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: The Quest of the Ring-bearer"

    6 vote(s)
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  1. Mathman1994

    Mathman1994 Fapstronaut

    Day 5.

    Weekend was good. My alarm went off at 6AM, this morning, but I did not get out of bed until 7:30AM when I took my shower, and then I laid with my cat until 9AM before finally getting up and having breakfast. I had a very good conversation with my mom at around 10AM (non-PMO related) about my relationship with my dad. I learned that I had been avoiding him subconsciously though it took her pointing that out to me to realize that. My dad and I are a lot a like, but our relationship is not the best. We both have depression, but he copes with alcohol whereas I cope with PMO. I am working on my PMO addiction and he still says that he does not have a problem, that he can drink in moderation (which is sometimes true, but not when he is worried about something, or depressed, which happens quite a bit).

    I have not had too many urges since my relapse last Wednesday at 1AM, and I have been staying off the internet for the most part which seems to be working, I just have to work on not staring into the abyss because I will ultimately be tempted to be consumed by it. That mean not even watching movies with nudity unless the film actually looks good and I am not watching it for the nudity. I know that the urges will return and be a lot stronger, I just need to keep focused.

  2. LuckyMan

    LuckyMan Fapstronaut

    Day 61. Have a great day fellowship companions!
  3. win_harsha

    win_harsha Fapstronaut

    Day 1 completed successfully

    The first step in freeing yourself from your out of control behavior, is learning how to control it. You’re going to become a much happier man when you learn that;

    All the best brothers
    Your brother in this struggle
  4. dineshwetwo

    dineshwetwo Fapstronaut

  5. yogi007

    yogi007 Fapstronaut

    Day 6 completed.
    Day 7 to begin tomorrow.
    Now a Uruk – Hai.

    Staying busy to avoid urges.
    It's working till now...
  6. Ashen One

    Ashen One Fapstronaut

  7. KBF

    KBF Fapstronaut

    I would like to join the Fellowship. Good luck to all!
  8. Julito

    Julito Fapstronaut

    I'm sorry brothers. I haven't posted in a while. I've had a tough week and I've been wearing the porn ring. The reason I didn't post is that I was ashamed for not acting the way I should have. But now I realize there's no place for shame in this challenge.

    First day down and half of the second one.

    We'll make it together!
  9. yogi007

    yogi007 Fapstronaut

    Yes brother, don't loose hope.
    We will make it together...
  10. Teutão

    Teutão Fapstronaut

    Day 23.
    Today wasn't easy, I almost relapsed, opened a tab... But, before click, I remembered what I want, how I felt when I relapsed, I remembered the effort of many how are in this challenge, people with more than 200 Days! And I remembered the person how inspired me on this journey.
    Myamoto Musashi, after the battle of Sekigahara, passed 4 years (18-22) studying and training. And between 1604 (22 years old) and 1612 (28 years old) Musashi peregrinated polishing his sword and spirit. During that time Musashi committed to become a true samurai and refused to see the person how he loved while pursuing his goal.
    What is NoFap near such sacrifice? Not see his beloved one for 10 years!
    And here I am, struggling because of a bunch of photons. This is truly a shame for me. Such poor will...
    I promise to my self not relapse until I achieve the 90 days!
    It may not be the 3660 days of Musashi, nor the 500 days of this challenge, but, because is nothing in comparison I must take that as a obligation, something that I must do if I want to be a man. If I cannot accomplish a promise to myself I am nothing.
    This is very personal, so I truly don't expect no one see this as a exhortation or a way to say that who relapse is not being serious. This position is actually how I see MY relapses, and MYSELF.
    The reason why I am writing this in the thread is the very the obvious method of committing in public.
    (If this text is a bit confusing sorry for my poor English, my native language is not English) ​
    Cucurbito, Ciceron, LuckyMan and 7 others like this.
  11. yogi007

    yogi007 Fapstronaut

    Good morning guys.
    Getting started with day 7.
    Try to be close to nature. Going for a small walk outdoors.
    Good luck everyone!!!
    Cucurbito, Teutão, LuckyMan and 5 others like this.
  12. yogi007

    yogi007 Fapstronaut

    Keep trying brother.
    Keep yourself busy in some or the other work.
    It will help greatly.
    And stay a bit away from social media. The kind of ads, models, etc. they show acts as triggers.
    I feel a bit uneasy using Instagram, so not using it since past 1 week.

    Don't loose hope brother. We will make it:emoji_thumbsup:
    Teutão, LuckyMan, win_harsha and 3 others like this.
  13. Brahmachari 17

    Brahmachari 17 Fapstronaut

    126 days completed
    Day 127 check in...

    As now I know how to do Nofap. Now my main focus will be to take total controll on my thoughts and to not think about sex at all. I will not watch any kind of P-Subs intentionally, and if I watched it accidently then I will take my eyes off it asap. The idea is to starve my brain from lust as much as possible. After completing this second stage my third stage will be 'Total Semen Retention' like to completely stop having nightfalls and wet dreams. I know it will take a while to achieve it and path would be difficult but I will give my best.
  14. crazyhorse11

    crazyhorse11 Fapstronaut

    Well done!! - What are the benefits you have experienced? And are the urges, loneliness, etc.. much easier now?
  15. MarioVargas

    MarioVargas Fapstronaut

  16. Julito

    Julito Fapstronaut

  17. Mayin da Masculine

    Mayin da Masculine Fapstronaut

    Well!!! I have completed 30 days!! My last streak was 15 now I have made it till 30 days and it's quite satisfactory and unbelievable for a guy like me! but it's not the end and a lot is to come I have nothing to offer to porn and of course I have become an Elf now so Mr @RiseToGreatness do the honours.....CHEERS!!
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2020

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