Addiction is a condition that occurs when something becomes a habit that you find extremely hard to break. You may then develop a dependency towards your habit, needing to smoke or drink heavily, or to take drugs shop or gamble, every day. You find you can’t stop yourself even though you know what you are doing is harming you and affecting your friends and family.
Chemical dependency is a chronic, progressive fatal disease which is often characterized by denial. Please use the inventories and tools to assist you in looking at where you are with this issue today. You might also have a trusted family member or friend answer them on your behalf. It may be interesting to review answers from both perspectives.