If people at my house were playing, I would go do something else.
It took a strong will but I was eventually able to break the habit, and as time went on, it became easier and easier. Which brings me to the first and absolute most important puzzle to quitting video games: You must have a firm commitment to not play them. You must make the decision not to touch them at all ever again.
I knew the absolute only way this was going to be possible was if I stopped playing video games all together, so I decided that was exactly what I was going to do, and in October 2007 I quit them cold mother fuckin’ turkey. There were days when I had a massive desire to go play, but I had to stay committed to not touching any of them no matter what.
I didn’t touch a video game at all for almost two whole years. If a friend invited me over to play, I would decline.
My video game career (I’m not kidding, I viewed it as a career) began playing the original version of Starcraft when it first came out.
Video games are without question one of the hardest and biggest obstacles to overcome when you first get involved in a journey of self-improvement.
I think we can all agree that they are also a major cause as to why you lack the skills necessary to attract women, network, and live the life you want to live, instead of the one where you feel stagnant procrastinating at home night after night.
Figure out that problem and you have a better chance of getting that person on a treadmill. Now, before I get into the nitty gritty of this article, let me first prove to you that I am a credible source on this topic.
I don’t want to be another one of those clueless people I talked about above giving advice on this topic when I have no idea what I’m talking about.Free Guide: The #1 question I get is what do I fill my time with?