Jump to content

NEW VIDEO: I Quit MMOs and THIS Happened

Time to stop again


Recommended Posts

I'm not sure what the deal is with me.  I have sold and bought Xbox Ones 4 times now.  I realize that selling them is not the answer if I have the means to go buy another.  I'm going to put it in the filing cabinet this time.  I hopefully won't freak out and panic that it's gone which may enable me to work on my detox.  I have always been a terrible procrastinator.  The game makes it so easy to "tune out" for hours. Before I know it it's time to go home.  I beat myself up every day and say I'll get to it in the morning. I feel that if I am caught up on my work that I won't have that negative need to procrastinate.  

 There is a game coming out in about 90 days that I am looking forward to. Maybe that can be a reward if I have developed good habits by then?  

I know if I can get a handle on my work habits and compartmentalize my time properly, I believe that I can game leisurely when there is time.  

Detox should be the answer.  Any thoughts?


Link to comment
Share on other sites

I told myself many times "what is the point of living if I can't enjoy my life" and then go off to play games. I think I heard this saying from a Youtuber: "No one is going to regret not playing Call of Duty 4 (or 5?) on their deathbed" and it was totally insightful for me. There are so many things I want to do in my life and I keep feeling that games get in the way of those things. So I keep on searching for that one activity that I will enjoy more than games. I feel that my life is too precious and being a gamer is just not who I am. I believe you can find your own bliss and the games are keeping you from seeing them around you.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hey and welcome.

I think it would be a solid plan to make the 90days detox and then think if you really want to try out the game. This way you leave all Options open but commit to a goal. That's the idea behind this 90day Thing anyway. Just get some distance from gaming to enable you to evalulate your own Situation wihtout too much urges. Also it is a reachable goal( in opposition too I Enver Play again). If you decide to do this I would dare you to commit here in a (semi-)public space to do the 90 days and make it reality.

Writing ehre regulary about your Feelings and experiences in teh detox may help a lot to Keep the commitment you made to yourself and to this community. Also we are able this way to support you.

Best of luck!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Create New...