Day: February 8, 2017

Addiction and Loneliness

The world of addiction is a lonely place in which to abide, and the very nature of addiction dictates that the addict’s life be shrouded in secrecy. An addict often feels a mixture of shame, embarrassment, confusion, and judgement, and he does not know what to do with all of those emotions. And with a mixture of so many feelings, there is usually an inherent need to protect oneself – beginning with one’s thoughts, feelings, and emotions.