Obsession or Addiction?

They're not the same thing—and they may not be as bad as you think.

The Surprising Truth About Addiction

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.

More people quit addictions than maintain them, and they do so on their own.

Go Ahead, Obsess!

By Eric Maisel Ph.D., Ann Maisel, Carlin Flora

Forget life balance: Throwing yourself into a project could be the key to a meaningful life.

The Seven Hardest Addictions to Quit

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.

Love addictions are the hardest to quit.

Is Sex Addiction Real?

By Lennard J Davis

Is sex addiction really an addiction?

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