Addiction is: A Spiritual View of Addiction

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The Chains of Addiction

Addiction is an escape from self that results in a return to self.

Addiction is searching for fulfillment but finding only emptiness.

Addiction is a thrill which ends in disappointment.

Addiction is an attempt to be happy, ending in unhappiness.

Addiction is looking for something but not really finding it.

Addiction is the pursuit of pleasure that ends in pain.

Addiction is beginning with less but always needing more.

Addiction is the search for meaning in things that really cannot give meaning to life.

Addiction is an attempt to find lasting satisfaction in things that really don’t last and satisfy.

Addiction is an attempt to find God in things that are not God.