Oh is it my turn? Ok, hello my name is Cameron and I am a recovering alcoholic/drug addict.
What is it?
Addiction is like trying to fill the grand canyon full of sand. Another saying is one I picked up in AA. "One drink is too many, one hundred is not enough." This is so true for me. When I used to drink, I had to drink till I was completely fucked. I can't drink casually. Just one sip of it starts this thirst that can never be alleviated.
I also think that addiction to substances might have something to do with trying to fill a spiritual void with carnal indulgences. I am not sure if this can be done. It sure as hell didn't work for me. There was a point in my life where all I cared about was getting drunk. That is what every action throughout the day led up to. It was sad
Do you have an addictive personality?
Yes and how.
What defines an addictive personality?
Someone that has a compulsion to consume or partake in something habitually to the point that it disrupts their life.
Ever been addicted to anything?
Alcohol, I haven't had a sip since June 26, 2006 and I hope never to go down that road again. A drunken depressed INFP is bad news and empty fish tanks beware.
I am still hooked on pot, tobacco, caffeine, and refined sugar. Baby steps baby steps. But these are nowhere near as bad as my problem with alcohol. I think they just make more lazy, stupid, jittery, and paranoid. But I am ok with that for now.
I also think that genetics has something,( but definitely not all) to do with it. There are a lot of drunks in the ole family tree.