Is it possible to reverse all the loss induced by porn and masturbation?

I find my brain power and concentration diminished significantly due to my porn and fapping since past 7 years.
I regret every bit of porn I watched and now am on noPMO. Is it possible to regain my mental agility and strength? How much time will it take? Can my brain really totally be recovered?

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It will take around 999 days to recover completely from Losses…

Its just a thumb rules…varies according to the severity of the addiction and no of times fapped in a day/week/month/year…

So yeah! Its possible… GO HARD MODE! BE FREE!

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Please dont spread this enlightenment cult and other naive stupidities here. Not on my questions atleast.

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Regardless of how many years of addiction you have, recovery is possible in a sense that you’ll not require Po#n in your life anymore. But you have to make you sure that you won’t go back to it intentionally like a fool as an addict is always an addict.

You’ll get all the benefits such as being confident, socially active, motivated, etc during the process and even after it. However, once you get that glimpse of po#n or have the stimulation of that addiction, the rewiring process would deteriorate.

To be honest, recovery varies depending on person to person. Although 90 days is just a basic reboot which would be helpful for PIED and other things such as getting familiar with how to deal when urges come, this will help in the future. On an average, after 150 days you won’t be needed po#n as your body would have become habitual to fighting urges. To be more precise after 365 you’ll be a free bird unless you jump into the trash by yourself, you won’t even remember what porn is used for and how it is used. I felt this in the past during the day of the 350+ ,Alhumdulilah (Thank God). Man, this feeling is priceless, it’s worth every hurdle you face during the journey.

To accomplish this, you need to be strategic. Never give up. I’m not going to get into the details of the strategies but will give a summary. Plan your days. Have a schedule, don’t stay alone. Put more effort on the initial day and don’t set unrealistic goals initially.

All the best.

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Bro that is 3 years, it won’t take that much time though. A complete 365 is more than enough to never look back

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True…therefore thumb rule of 999 exists …

It’s an old saying “to master you need to work on it for 999 or 1000 days”

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@Aanand_vijay I already mentioned. After the rewire and recovery. An addict is always an addict you would still be have to follow what you’ve been following. Hitting the xyz no.of days doesn’t give you the ticket to visit trash.

Most of time these long streak breaker are due to bad break ups, relationship crises of an extreme depressing stage. Only a very short minority are the ones who get back to watch it intentionally and fall. These are the ones who had avoided/ignored what has to be followed, such watching that X or R rated movie or logging in to Instagram and falling for those explicit images.

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Well, it’s not only about understanding but also following it. A mind cannot recover in a very short period of time. Neither does it needed years of work.

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Well, I’ve never heard of this,but I heard of 21 days though. Moreover it is not relevant to the recovery of mind People can even fall from 3,4, or even 5 years. OP is talking about how long does it takes for the mind to recover. Not to long does he has to work. Short answer he has to work his entire life if he never wants to again. But it becomes a lifestyle after a period of time.

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Got the point …aptly said

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To be honest, I think everyone here is right but everyone is answering different questions.

How long does it take to become free of PMO? One second is enough but it can also take forever. Once we saw what it does to us, when we really understood it and why we are doing it, in that very moment we can become free. If you have a streak of 90 days, when did you become free of PMO? theoretically on day 1 when you decided to not watch porn again.

How long will it take until we don’t have the addictive behavior / withdrawal anymore? From what I read about various addictions I would also assume somewhere between 2 and 4 months until the up and down could get better? (mind you, I’ve never come close to that, so only a guess). It also depends. As long as you constantly think about it your recovery probably doesn’t really start

How long does it take until you are as if you’ve never watched porn? That will never ever happen. And that is good like this. We will keep the experience the knowledge we gained through this journey. We can’t erase our past. It is what I was told about depression. You will never be as if you never had it. In hard times you will always have the urge to go back, it is your coping mechanism, but with experience you will know how to handle it. And so far, I feel like this is right. I finished my depression 8 years back. But in extremely difficult times I always slip back for brief moments. But I know how to easily come back

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Yeah it makes sense. Hope we all overcome this hurdle. Thanks guys for your inspiration.

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7 years! woah that’s something. I think you are smart enough to realise that if you have spent 7 years destroying your physical and mental faculties then it will take at least some amount of time for recovery with no relapses along with proper diet and exercise. Do your own math.

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Yes I’m sorry. I’m trying my best to recover.

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So, my personal experience is that I was chronically hooked on pmo for 16 years. I had periods of sobriety, but never more than a couple of weeks or so.

After approx. 40 days I felt myself becoming more mentally agile and attentive to detail.

Am 140 days in and whilst I’ve noticed more physical change (urges much weaker and rarer now), I have simply maintained the same level of mental agility as I felt returning after approx. 40 days.

Obviously everyone’s experience is subjective, so take mine for what it’s worth. One man one vote.

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Thanks man for sharing your experience.