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Hello everyone, I'm Lu from Italy, I'm 18yo and I've just subscribed to this forum, and this is the first time I've stumbled upon gamequitters.com. Right now I feel mixed emotions, I feel anxious and excited at the same time, anxious because I'm not really good at finishing what I start, excited because it is a completely new experience for me, and I know I will have to overcome this anxiety for my own sake. Besides, I'm not the type of guy who's really costant in what he does, I don't know if i'll be costant with the journal, but I'll try my best... I'll have to work on that too. I don't have any physical/psychological issues, I have a perfect family and I've never had any problem at school, but it feels like something is missing, which is the time I spent on videogames, countless hours... I've played games since I was a little kid, it has become more like something to fill the gaps in my days of summer holiday or when I don't have anything else to do. I don't go out so much and I'm a really shy person sometimes, it depends on the mood that I have during the day, being extremely moody doesn't help either. I'm alone in this journey, since I don't want to tell anyone about my addiction, I don't even know if it is an addiction, I'm so confused but all that I know is that it needs to stop. Enough digressions, I hope I can quit once and for all and I hope I'll be able to surpass this insecurity, there's so much stuff to do out there, and I know I can achieve anything, I just have to try as hard as I possibly can. Thanks for reading this introduction, and sorry if it's long and messy, I've got so many emotions flowing in my mind.