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“My Addiction Does Not Mean I Want To Feel High.” Inside of Drug Addiction.

It is more about the “feeling experienced” following the behavior; just as rewarding as overeating or shopping addiction may grow.  Drug Addiction.  Credits: Alexander Grey/Pexels Being addicted to drug, as Matthew Perry, during his interview with New York Times describes — “It’s all math. You go to this place and you take three. Tomorrow you head to that place, you will take five.” But challenging our assumptions towards drug use, it is likely that humans are seldom addicted to the drug substance.  Rather it is more about the “feeling experienced” following the behavior; just as rewarding as overeating or shopping addiction may grow. “I wasn’t doing it to feel high. I just wanted to sit on my couch, take five and watch the TV. That was heaven for me,” affirmed Perry. The euphoric rush often has an emotional meaning attached with it. A person’s reliance on alcohol or drug may depict his ability to tolerate distress. He could not find any alternative strategy to cope with a negativ