Tag: Social Anxiety

Pain is Gain in Early Recovery

When does an addiction start?

I’ve worked with hundreds of addicts in my lifetime. The answer is almost always 12 years old, give or take a year.
Every once in a while I run into a client who says they got into it later than that. But when I do I ask them about their relationship with sex or food.
People who did not get started on their addiction to a substance usually got started on a behavior.

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