How can behaviours be addictive?
Most people associate addiction with drugs and alcohol. But back in 1978, Dr. Stanton Peele explained addictive behaviour in this way: Psychoactive chemicals are perhaps the most direct means for affecting a person’s consciousness and state of being. But any activity that can absorb a person in such a way as to detract from the ability to carry through other involvements is potentially addictive. It is addictive when the experience eradicates a person’s awareness; when it p