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Very few people walk this earth who aren't or haven't ever been addicted to one thing or the other. Addictions are habits that are beyond ones control (apparently) and consumption of which would lead to suffering and severe withdrawal symptom's.


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Why do we get addicted

Why do we get addicted

While it is easy to understand if someone is addicted to something, it is hard to identify the reason behind such addictions. People get addicted to things they might not even like. Things like tobacco or alcohol which might not taste good to the person consuming it, but they can't live without having it.


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Unprocessed Emotions

Unprocessed Emotions

While there might be a whole lot of neuroscientific stuff I have no idea about, the reasoning behind addiction. But, from what I have gathered after living a life where I have been addicted to various things. I have come to a realization that addiction is a mask to hide from raw unprocessed emotions. 


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The momentary Bliss

The momentary Bliss

Rather than working on the emotions and finding out the cause of hurt, we as humans latch onto the momentary reliefs, which come in the form of addictions. Anytime we feel hurt, we would watch a video, play video game or smoke it out! Chasing momentary bliss and keeping the emotions unresolved keeps us hooked to our addictions.


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Seeking Happiness

Seeking Happiness

True happiness is understanding yourself and then living a life according to that understanding. Addictions makes us dumb, in the sense, it  robs us of our inner workings. With no free time available, we feel this is what life is, and thus accept suffering as part of life. Although, nobody can walk the earth without knowing what it is to suffer, it is easier to navigate the suffering when you understand how you work! 


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