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The Addiction Cycle Defined

When most people think of addiction, they might picture having a compulsion towards either drugs or alcohol. However, an individual can develop an addiction to anything really, anything that creates a feeling of euphoria and stimulates the same physiological responses as a drug might. There is a typical cycle that

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Addiction, Powerlessness, and Enabling Patterns

Having an addiction seems to inherently involve certain dysfunctional emotional and psychological patterns. It’s not that a person with an addiction is to blame for these patterns, but rather that these were models that were likely deeply embedded in his or her family of origin. In fact, a family that

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