Is it common.......

Submitted by SportsGuy2259 on
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For your brain to be in sort of a state of flux during recovery. I've been about 16 days only had a dream orgasm or two. I feel good. One of my main goals of stopping porn is to be able to get my sex drive toward real women back to normal. Around the day 10 mark everything was going great, i could see a women in the street and i would get those old feelings back. However it seems that one day these feeling are there, then the next they aren't as strong, and some of the old porn thoughts make me aroused. Its been cycling like this for a couple of days. Now i have observed this before in recover, but i was just wondering if anyone else has experienced the same.

I'm guessing its kind of positive cause some of those old feeling are coming back somewhat, but i think it also entails that i need a much longer period away from it. I know i'm kind of answering my own question here, but i was curious as to what others thought of this.

SportsGuy, I think porn and

SportsGuy,

I think porn and fantasy will always arouse, excite, and desensitize the male if indulged in. It's just the way we are built. You will never be cured because it's not a disease. But the longer you stay away from those things by choice, the easier it becomes to stay away. And the easier it is to enjoy normal interactions with women.

It seems like we fluctuate a

It seems like we fluctuate a lot in the first few weeks. Ive always been encouraged by this, even when I am feeling a low, that at least its some kind of movement rather than being stuck in the same negative thinking. Keep observing, thats great you are becoming more sensitive to real women.

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