THE MYSTERY BEHIND ADDICTION
Addiction is the most misunderstood concept and is very difficult to comprehend. It is a very broad concept which cannot be defined in one line or statement. Addiction is a disease concept which is most widely accepted. Addiction is a disease of emotions or inability to emote oneself. In reality, addiction is a complex disease which can bring a person to helplessness, powerlessness, low self-esteem, dependency as per his/her own belief system and has no self-control. Addiction is a relapsing brain disease which leads a person to a disastrous phase where a person goes to the extremity of negativity. Gradually it becomes a behavioral disorder where a person starts feeling pleasure and completion of his own without knowing the after consequences of it. The brunt of the disease is directly on the mind, body and soul. Addiction cannot be cured easily and requires a lifelong treatment. This disease is often demonstrated by repetitive, compulsive use of substances like alcohol, drugs or other activities like gambling, sex, obsession, etc. The progression of addiction ends up being dependent. In a simplified way, life lived with hijacked emotions is the life defined by addictive patterns which ultimately have disastrous consequences. The affected person is all the time busy and working towards the self-controlling measures whereas the answer is self-acceptance. Wherever you are and whatever you are going through, when you accept it, that it is the answer to addiction. That means you can have fun and happiness in every situation of your life and in any circumstance without any external stimuli.