I had the meeting st interesting discussion on the topic The opposite of addiction is connection. Thoughts? How do you improve your connections?
I don't think this is entirely true, as we know that addictions such as alcoholism runs in families. And (I believe) they are working on determine why some folks are more prone to addiction than others. Personally, I think addiction is about the need to escape your own head, for whatever the reasons. You have be in the middle of a wonderful community and still feel isolated and alone.
I think of addiction as having a big empty space inside that needs to be filled. I'm not sure connection is the answer because so many people can make the situation worse. It's something to do with feeling fulfilled. I'm not sure how people can achieve that 'in this graceless age' as Glen Frey sang.