by Stephen B.Chadwick, MA Counselling Psychology.www.cowichancounselling.ca
Also if one examines the article in light of a posting I made a few months ago on Tove Lo, one can see how addictions, whether to food, drugs, sex, whatever are an emotional substitute for other needs in one's life. And again, they are habits and I have mentioned before, in the immortal paraphrasing of Mark Twain: habits whether good or bad need to be coaxed rather flung down the stairs.
The link to the article follows,
Here is the link to the article as it appears in the Huffington Post, the author, for those who might be interested is Johann Hari and the tone takes a more forgiving and psychological approach to addictionss than a punitive one.
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