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Isn\'t an addiction to alcohol worse than an addiction to gaming?

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Asked: 2018-11-28 18:12:16
What's the difference between being addicted to alcohol and being addicted to video games? I need to know so I can tell my mom that it could be worse. At least I'm not drinking and drunk driving. I could be destroying my body with some drug. But no, I'm playing video games. That strengthens my eye-hand coordination and I have a social life. Why is she always complaining?


Answered: 2018-11-28 20:53:03

Honestly, an addiction is an addiction no matter how much you justify it. If she is worried about it then there is a good reason she is. I mean meth addiction gives you the ability to stay up all night and get all your work done and alcohol addiction gives the courage to talk to women or men. There could be positives to any addiction that you may have but the fact is it is not healthy to b always thinking and wanting that game.


Answered: 2018-12-06 01:09:03

An addiction is a mental health disease. The subject of the addiction doesn't make a difference. You could be addicted to drugs, gaming, shopping, eating cotton! It doesn't matter. The same malfunction is happening in the brain. If your mom is concerned, you know the ol' saying! MOM KNOWS BEST and she's in your corner. If she's concerned, consider talking to her seriously and with an open mind. If you don't mind having an addiction as long as its only to gaming, remember that addictions often branch out to other things, meaning you could be heading down the path of being addicted to illicit substances later. Good luck Jacob and go give your mom a hug!

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