In short being addicted is like watching the same shitty movie on repeat, day in and day out, all the while feeling as though you have no control to put something else on. It’s a slow progression into insanity. While you’re conscious it’s happening, you don’t have the capacity to make a change.
Have there ever been times in your life where you’ve tried explaining a concept or idea to someone and for whatever reason, it just wouldn’t click? This article goes over four concepts that were incomprehensible during active addiction but have become cornerstones for me to become well.