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Addiction

Fifty Shades of Recovery

We throw around this word “recovery” all the time, as if it is some kind of magical elixir or concrete trophy of success. We use it simplistically, an overarching term that neglects to address the subjectivity that characterize its very nature. I don’t believe anything about recovery is simple, […]

We Still Don’t Understand Addiction

We still don’t understand addiction. We still don’t understand its complexity—not really, anyway—because if we did, our society would not have such a visceral stigmatization towards the people who are struggling. We still don’t understand what causes it or why it happens to some people and […]