Sunday, April 25, 2010

True Woman Make-Over Day 19

The Anatomy of Addiction

When we partake of things that are addictive, just a little bit doesn’t satisfy. We want more—and then we need more. We can become enslaved to many things:

  • prescription drugs
  • food & overeating
  • gambling & computer games
  • pornography & romance novels
  • television & soap operas
  • spending & shopping

The desire itself may not be inherently wrong. The problem comes in when that desire becomes a demand and we find ourselves giving in to the temptation to fulfill it in an illicit way.*

Listen to or read more from “The Anatomy of Addiction”

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