Very late "New Life November" 2018 commitment thread

Discussion in 'Events & Challenges' started by Alexander, Nov 11, 2018.

  1. Alexander

    Alexander Website Admin
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    A little late this month but still a good time to leave a commitment and announce your current rebooting / retention progress.

    The purpose of this thread is to provide Rebooters with a place to share their commitment to abstaining from particular sexual behaviors throughout the entire month. Although it is strongly recommended to make a public commitment, posting in this thread is not required for participation in a reboot.

    New to reboot? Here are some suggestions:
    1. Learn about porn addiction, excessive masturbation, and abstaining from PMO (a process called "reboot" or "rebooting"). Our free Getting Started guide that is advertised everywhere is a great option.
    2. Decide if abstaining from PMO is something that you really want. If you don't buy into the process 100%, you'll probably not make it through the month. If you have decided that you would like to participate, proceed to step three.
    3. Sign up for this month by replying to this thread.
    4. Consider setting up a PMO-tracking day counter to monitor your progress.
    5. Create a Journal Thread and share your progress periodically, preferably on a daily basis. Not only does this help you stay accountable, it documents valuable anecdotal evidence that will ultimately help other people going through similar situations in the future.
    6. Ask questions and get support by posting on NoFap. Help others, too, if you are able to.
    7. Get an accountability partner.
    Would you like to participate? If so, please reply to this thread with the following information.
    • Are you not going to allow yourself to masturbate? View porn? Orgasm whatsoever? Not allowing any outlet for sexual release is dubbed "hard mode". For a full list of parameters, see our Rebooting 101 page.
    • How long do you want this challenge to last? By default it is one month, but 90 days is recommended for rebooting. You can't know how long it will take to "rewire" your brain, it widely varies due to individual circumstances. Some people require a year or longer to regain sexual function.
    • What are your goals?
    • Why are you doing this?
    Coming in after this month has already started?

    Don't panic - it is not a problem. Users sign up for NoFap's rebooting events all months long. Just follow the instructions above and jump in at any time by replying to this thread.

    Download NoFap's free Getting Started guide by subscribing to the newsletter. We get 100s of messages per day - don't message me asking for personal advice.
     
  2. Eleanor

    Eleanor Moderator Assistant Staff Member Moderator Assistant

    Ok, I made it through September and October, so I really want to keep going. I'll be on hard mode.
     
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  3. WanderTruth

    WanderTruth Fapstronaut

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    4 days done... now i am going to do it for this whole month.
     
  4. g2stop

    g2stop Fapstronaut

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    Day 3 now, hope to make it to the end of the month
     
  5. Gavinfree

    Gavinfree Fapstronaut

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    No I'm not allowing myself to masturbate. Joined the Everest group a couple of weeks back when I started the re-boot. Have been posting there. My goal is the 90 days - absolutely get that it's a rewiring process. My goals are to eliminate the distraction caused by the addiction and turn it into a healthy energy that propels my life; to re-learn sexual intimacy and love-making as the desire and satisfaction in sex; to be proud of all of who I am.
     
  6. gbs

    gbs New Fapstronaut

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    Continue through November my journey without Porn, IN.
     
  7. I'm in. I will make myself free from this slavery lifetime. I ruined myself, i want myself to be original not duplicacy or copying. I loathe pmo. I again start a new journey from today to till i win..
     
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  8. HybridOwl

    HybridOwl Fapstronaut

    I want to get into double figures with my journey towards 90 days PMO-free.
     
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  9. TMax84T

    TMax84T Fapstronaut

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    Also late to the game, but at least I am in the game

    Game on!!
     
  10. SLAA1

    SLAA1 Fapstronaut

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    I’m in! Today is Day 18. This has to stop. I got to 90 but slipped on Day 91 back in September ... want to be completely FREE!
     

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