Pokémon GO - A game that can change your lives forever

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Summary

  • For the best‚Ķ
  • The nolife became a great walker
  • The suicidal woman who took a taste for life again
  • The young mother who lost 5 kilos
  • The bereaved girl who has found a smile again
  • The injured husband who regained his self-confidence
  • The family playing together
  • The young woman who forgot her ex
  • Those who overcome their anxiety
  • The married woman who breathes
  • The couple who renew friendships
  • And for the worse!
  • The one who broke up after 3 years of relationship
  • The one who no longer supports Pok√©mon GO
  • The one who fights nonstop with her best friend
  • The one who broke her foot
  • The one who takes twice as long to do everything

As you already know, Pokémon GO is a social application, and presents unsuspected health benefits. That's not all. According to many testimonies from all over the world, it is also a game capable of changing our lives.



For the best…

The nolife became a great walker

A Reddit user, elementsurvival by his pseudonym, recounts how Pokémon GO turned its fate upside down. This 140-kilo young man works from home, and has no friends. Therefore, for several years, he couldn't find any reason to venture outside. He stayed at home playing Civilization, his favorite video game.

Since July 11, 2016, the American started playing Pok√©mon GO. Since that day he walks more kilometers per day, and takes more than 10 steps daily according to its FitBit bracelet. Now this former 


The suicidal woman who took a taste for life again

The young sarahr43375f198, member of the Buzzfeed community, made a suicide attempt shortly before the game's release. Victim of a serious depression, she no longer had any taste for life and was thinking of ending it. Upon leaving the hospital, she started playing Pokémon GO. In no time she found motivation to walk, spend time outdoors, discover places in her city that she does not know, and reconnect with many of her friends.


The young mother who lost 5 kilos

A mother of a 10 month old baby, erikac434ff2bf9 has long struggled to lose weight after giving birth. Since the release of Pokémon GO, she managed to lose 5 kilos by walking her stroller in her neighborhood, in the park and using his treadmill.

The bereaved girl who has found a smile again

The day Pokémon GO was released, ljk lost his dog. Rather than stay at home crying, the young woman managed to change your mind going out to capture Pokémon.

The injured husband who regained his self-confidence

Last March, marybethking2015's husband injured his shoulder at work. Since then, he has remained depressed and refuses to leave his home. According to his wife, since he downloaded the app, the light has returned to him. He walks for hours outside, lost weight, reconnected with his old friends, and his general mood improved.

The family playing together

Since the release of Pokémon GO, Cassadayyy's family have been playing Pokémon GO together. All together, they visit unfamiliar corners of their city, exercise, and have a good time in a simple way. Likewise, thanks to Pokémon GO, briannac10 has finally a center of common interest with his little brother. For his part, timberlyns finally supports his stepfather, and stays with him to catch Pokémon until late at night.


The young woman who forgot her ex

Thanks to Pokémon GO, p4842744ef forgot about her ex boyfriend. From now on, she doesn't want him to come back, she wants Charizard. In the same vein, cassidyleblanc1 met another player in a park near her home, and has a date with him in a cafe ...


Those who overcome their anxiety

Several users are managed to overcome their anxiety or depression. This is the case with fionaw4b939cc6c, who goes shopping again with her mother, or disastera13 who falls back into childhood and forgets all her dark thoughts.

The married woman who breathes

Thanks to Pokémon GO, trainkeeper's husband is outside. This allows her to breathe a little, and to take pleasure again with the activities that she likes to practice alone. On the contrary, mollygoodspeed has managed to reconnect with her fiancé. After a cold spell, the two lovebirds finally reunited while going to hunt Pokémon in a zoo.

The couple who renew friendships


Thanks to Pokémon GO, karlyb4358af021 and her boyfriend have found new friends, in addition to meeting new ones. The application also allows them to fight against their respective depressions.

And for the worse!

The one who broke up after 3 years of relationship

Since the release of Pokémon GO, blakeeh's boyfriend didn't want to spend a second with her anymore. He only wanted to play Pokémon GO. Inevitably, this obsession resulted in a breakup.

The one who no longer supports Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO is present everywhere, on social networks, in the street, in shopping centers… Firepanda99 do not like this game and no longer support the phenomenon. For this internet user, Pokémon GO has turned his life for the worse.


The one who fights nonstop with her best friend

Within the game, Anya is on Team Bravery, while her best friend is on Team Wisdom. These two best friends keep fighting each other (virtually, we hope) every time they come across an arena ...

The one who broke her foot

On Pokémon GO release day, lydial40505ec45 rushed to the park to catch Pokémon. Excited by the game, she took to running to hunt a rare Pokémon. This is how that she slipped and broke her foot.

The one who takes twice as long to do everything

Hannah C. used to take 15 minutes to get from her home to work. Now he needs 30 minutes more, because there are 6 PokéStops on the way. If she comes across a rare Pokémon, that time can go up to 45 minutes, and even over an hour if there is a decoy at one of the PokéStops.

As you can see, Pokémon GO is a double-edged application. It can change your life for good, but also for bad ... so don't wait any longer, and hurry up to get all the best Pokémon!



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