Recent content by Gabe Deem

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    How Shall We Escape?

    Congrats on your progress, Phineas! I enjoy reading your reflections and life lessons as you navigate this broken world. You're a great man. Thanks for being here and for being an inspiration to others.
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    RECOVERY & BEYOND

    Congrats on 90 days, @Sangiha! That is incredible. Don't lose heart, many have taken longer (including myself) to recover. Continue to focus on living a healthy balanced life, and be patient with reboot process. Remember: 1) recovery isn't linear. 2) there is always hope. 3) Celebrate this win...
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    Very likely to have a weird combination of venous leakage with pied. (25)

    So glad to hear you’re in a better place mentally and seeing improvement, Jeks! Keep truckin’ one day at a time 💪🏼
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    Will I be able to MO without P normally?

    Hey @iagarain, there is no for sure answer to this question and each individual rebooter has to decide what is best for them. With that said, you may find the following answer from The Basics Of Rebooting helpful: "To masturbate, or not to masturbate, that is the question" As stated, we have...
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    New study - “Social Anxiety, Pornography Use, and Loneliness: A Meditation Analysis”

    Doctoral dissertation - "Social Anxiety, Pornography Use, and Loneliness: A Mediation Analysis" - https://digitalcommons.liberty.edu/doctoral/2940/ From abstract: Important to point out that a majority of 70% were married or had a life partner. The average age of subjects was 37.
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    Long flatline and PIED

    Hey @Sangiha, First, congrats on 81 days! That's awesome 🙌 Second, yes, feeling little to no libido and like you have a "dead penis" is extremely common among rebooters. We call this the "flatline." I suggest watching my flatline video discussing just about everything I can say on the...
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    NEW Q&A VIDEO: Chaser Effect, Anxiety, Rewiring, Favorite Quotes and More!

    What's up Nation! Just posted a new vid on Reboot Nation's YouTube channel answering questions from my Patreon supporters. Topics covered in this video include: - Anxiety and fear of being stuck in the flatline. - Tips for rebooting in a relationship. - Impact of video games during the...
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    Website Update Coming Soon!

    What's up everyone!? We are in the process of doing some much needed updates to the forum  8) I'll be tweeting out any important updates on Reboot Nation's twitter account @Reboot_Nation If there will be any downtime, I will post on this thread, and send out a message to members to give...
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    NEW Q&A VIDEO: Porn During Covid, Myth of "90" Days, Performance Anxiety & More

    What's up RN, Just posted a new Q&A video answering questions from my Patreon supporters. This one is relevant as I dig into: Porn during the pandemic How lockdown affected my mental health The myth of "90" days to recover Despair during a long flatline And more. Here is the link...
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    MOVED: Finding out about Husband advice

    This topic has been moved to Partners of Rebooters and Addicts. http://legacy.rebootnation.org/index.php?topic=19979.0
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    Reboot Q&A Video: Cold Showers, Meditation, Flatline, Performance Anxiety..

    Hey Nation, I just posted a new Q&A video to the Reboot Nation YouTube channel that answers questions I received from our Patreon supporters. The topics include: Tips to help with the flatline Tips for performance anxiety If you can masturbate without porn fantasy Do pro-porn arguments have...
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    MOVED: Ksafe (A very helpful tool if you're a bad PMO addict)

    This topic has been moved to Porn Addiction . http://legacy.rebootnation.org/index.php?topic=19757.0
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    MOVED: My PIED journal. Age 28

    This topic has been moved to Ages 20-29. http://legacy.rebootnation.org/index.php?topic=19638.0
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    Why You Relapse (even when you don't see ANY benefit to porn use) VIDEO

    Impaired decision making... the addiction related brain change known as hypofrontality, where over time addicts develop weaker executive control in the pre-frontal cortex. Once this happens, we begin to "justify" our porn use, and choose temporary pleasure over our long-term goals. Some people...
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