For some time, addicts, addiction experts, family members of addicts, treatment center employees, scientists, and others have tried to probe the secrets of addiction. For decades, centuries even, mankind has sought to unravel this seemingly universal flaw of human nature—the flaw of addiction.
Recovering addicts would have a much easier time of it if they expressed themselves. The only problem is, they rarely do this, or they don’t know how.
Many people resort to alcohol or drugs as a way to cope with stress. The martini after a hard day at work can lead to a dependence on that drink, and more drinks to follow. Taking a pill to solve the problem of stress-related insomnia can lead to dependence on that pill, and more pills to follow.