Habits and Addictions: What’s the Connection?“When I was involved in AA and other 12-step programs, I remember some people making a very big distinction between “addictions” and “habits.” ‘MY ADDICTION IS NOT A HABIT!’ some would say vehemently. And I think I understand why.
Where Does “Choice” Come In?
“I’ve heard it estimated
“There are so many different views on what “addictions” are and what causes them that I decided to present some of the major ones here, so you can consider them for yourself. I also wanted to use (as much as possible) the actual words of the doctors, PhDs, researchers and other experts who’ve written about them, so you’ll be able to see it through their eyes and experience – and then come to your own conclusions about what makes the most sense to you. Addiction is a Disease or Illness.