I’m curious what other people (especially if they have been on this journey for a longer time) think about the following:
A very often occurring advice for new nofappers is to keep yourself as occupied as possible / staying buzzy all the time or to use all your energy during the day that you don’t have the power to fap in the evening.
I see that this really helps to get long streaks, but does it help with battling the addiction? What do others think?
I personally think, that my personality, or the way I handle my emotions led to my addiction. Hence, just waiting and hoping that with time, the addiction will go away sounds confusing to me. I think I have to change something in my behavior so that my brain knows how to handle situations differently.
If my brain can’t handle boredom, that means that every time I get bored my brain says -> watch a porn. Is now the solution that I try to keep myself occupied all the time so that boredom will never occur?
I think it would be way more important to learn how I should react to boredom than to remove boredom. Because it is just not possible to remove boredom out of your life (also I think it is not a good advice either since boredom is an important source of creativity)