Addiction Is Not A Label To Be Applied To Specific Things

“To quote Joseph Conrad in Victory, ‘There are more magic potions than your commonplace magician can imagine.’ Virtually anything can be addictive for the ‘right’ person at the ‘right’ time — one of stress or disorientation, when that experience holds out significant and powerful associations for the person, when the person is not inclined or able to be restrained, when all consequences are damned. Addiction, you see, is not a label to be applied to specific things, but to an involvement a person creates in time and space.” – Stanton Peele

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