addiction

Addictions come in all sorts of flavors. We talk a lot about food addictions, shopping addictions and drug addictions. But anything that gives us pleasure can be addictive. We end up yearning for whatever thrill we get from whatever thing we’ve fixated on. Videogames, baseball, or work can be just as habit forming. So, what happens when […] More
Just because we share blood with other people (i.e, family) that doesn’t mean we’re beholden for life to them. But a lot of family members seem to feel differently. Sometimes one has to put one first, even before blood. Case in point… Redditor FuqItWhyNot wanted to discuss her experience and get some feedback. So naturally, […] More
People Break Down Which Addictions Are Seen As Completely Normal By Society
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The term "addiction" more often than not comes with serious connotations attached to it.

Be it for drugs, alcohol, or gambling, addictions are usually viewed as a problem that needs to be fixed or cured.

But are there certain addictions that go unnoticed by the majority of people?

Or, more over, are there addictions that are, for the most part, accepted in modern society?

Redditor jperaic1 was certainly curious to know, leading them to take to Reddit to ask:

"What addiction is seen as completely normal by society?"
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Addiction is never a pretty sight. It can be difficult and painful to get through, especially for those around you. Redditor Interesting-End1710’s sister-in-law (SIL) and her husband are insisting they’ve changed, and want a relationship with the original poster (OP) and their husband. However, there’s some bad blood that OP cannot ignore. OP’s husband is […] More
When dealing with addictions, it’s important to acknowledge the effect it has on your life. Whether it’s your job, your family, or other aspects of your life, the addiction is going to cause problems. Redditor flamebluesky seems to be more than aware of the issue he has, but there is still a problem. The original […] More