Last Question-Does porn cause irreversible damage...

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M at day 93 from last relapse before that i was on 60 days PMO free...It total counts as 5 months which is almost equal to Number of days i watched porn. Before that i had normal and cheerful life.
During these days i really felt numb and i am still in the same state...I occasionally go on high and then low periods....I really hate my life....Dont want to be alive now...I tolerated fatigue,mood swings,depressions in hope that one day it will disappear...But nothing has changed...My body has accepted this stage i guess...
My question is watching porn really cause permanent damage to brain....Please i dont want any philosophy (sorrry for being rude) but i want honest and scientific answer...If i really screwed my dopamine levels permanently then i really will leave my hopes about getting married and having good life...I will plan my life accordingly...But I want to face the truth!!!!

P.S- Sorry if i sound bit discouraging, i dont want to do it....

I doubt it

the brain is very plastic so I doubt that it is anything permanent. That is, it *is* permanent until/unless you change behavior and new reward pathways are built that are stronger.

There is ample evidence of remarkable changes that occur with men who pursue this reboot path. Certainly men who started early on high speed, or prone masturbation, or fetish porn, may have a tougher road. But the key to all addictions is the same.

Find replacement behaviors for what role porn filled/fills in your life.

 

 

Thnks emerson...Fortunately i

Thnks emerson...Fortunately i didnt started PMO early in my life.....I am 29 yrs old with active sex life earlier....It was 1 year back approximately this habit struck with me...Regarding behavioral changes I hate porn now...But still after such a long reboot m not getting big differences in my senses...

I think it's time

to add some potential mates to the mix. Few people's brains are truly happy without trusted companionship, socializing and affectionate touch. They are our innate anti-depressants.

So if you sit around waiting to feel better without reaching out...you could be sitting around miserable for a long time.

Read the rebooting info here and try some of the ideas...especially the ones about connecting with real people: Tips For Former Fappers

you've made great progress!

you've made great progress!

have you considered if there's anything else that might be causing your depression? lifestyle? stress? changing the way you look at life in general? maybe identifying (if you haven't done so already) what led you to PMO as opposed to PMO being the source of your problems will help?

stay strong! it's tough but a positive attitude really does change things.