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MyPurrrtyBabies 3 kids; Dothan, AL, United States 8386 posts
Oct 29th '12
Quoting ag iompar clainne (15w):" <blockquote><b>Quoting MyPurrrtyBabies:</b>" I have seen what it does to pple but ... [snip!] ... because it was a stupid question, and her response was funny. Too bad you have your panties twisted too tight to giggle."


Hun, I wasn't trying to lecture you on anything. ALL I was saying, is that bc what I have seen/known is why I could never joke about something so serious that pple actually go through.



Anyways, Oooookay then.

Vivialopod 2 kids; Vantaa, Finland 42788 posts
Oct 29th '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting MyPurrrtyBabies:</b>" Hun, I wasn't trying to lecture you on anything. ALL I was saying, is that bc what I have seen/known ... [snip!] ... I have seen/known is why I could never joke about something so serious that pple actually go through. Anyways, Oooookay then."</blockquote>




Can't have known too many people if you can't even name one slang term for meth.

MyPurrrtyBabies 3 kids; Dothan, AL, United States 8386 posts
Oct 29th '12
Quoting ag iompar clainne (15w):" <blockquote><b>Quoting MyPurrrtyBabies:</b>" Hun, I wasn't trying to lecture you ... [snip!] ... Anyways, Oooookay then."</blockquote> Can't have known too many people if you can't even name one slang term for meth."


Just knowing one, is one too many.( but I know 5 to be exact ) Doesn't matter if I know the slang or not. I know those pple , not hang around them and learn the slang.

Proginoskes II 3 kids; North Carolina 1295 posts
Oct 30th '12

I don't think everyone has an addiction. Saying that, I am addicted to sex/masturbation. I have a physical and mental need to orgasm at least 3 times a day, whether through sex or masturbation. I wake up before my children, nap-time, and after they go to bed so I can get off. Sometimes I can find another opportunity during the day while my boyfriend is watching the kids. I can function without it, but my personality nearly changes, and everything becomes a facade to hide what I'm really thinking about.
Anti-depressants have helped me be able deal with it better, but have not decreased my sex drive.

Monsieur Tastybutt TTC since Jul 2011; 2 kids; Oklahoma 426 posts
Oct 30th '12

I don't think that everyone has an addiction. I view an addiction as something completely different from a compulsion.

The Doctor 2 kids; Boulder, CO, United States 60775 posts
Oct 30th '12
Quoting Monsieur Tastybutt:" I don't think that everyone has an addiction. I view an addiction as something completely different from a compulsion."


I agree with that.

MyPurrrtyBabies 3 kids; Dothan, AL, United States 8386 posts
Oct 30th '12
Quoting ProginoskesII (SuperKink):" I don't think everyone has an addiction. Saying that, I am addicted to sex/masturbation. I have a physical ... [snip!] ... I'm really thinking about. Anti-depressants have helped me be able deal with it better, but have not decreased my sex drive."


Thank you for shareing.



Is it like a "high" for you? I think I am(or maybe, I know) addicted to food. Its all I think about and when I eat, its kinda like a high(and I have never been high once in my life) but it numbs my pain/stresses. I have nothing going right for me right now(lost my business,in debt,motor went out in my Yukon and much more) and food is one thing that does make me happy and never disappoints me. I have NO idea why I am like this. I wasn't like this 4 yrs ago. I have never had a problem with my weight, always been average sized and healthy. but not anymore.....I just. Don't. Know. :-/

MyPurrrtyBabies 3 kids; Dothan, AL, United States 8386 posts
Oct 30th '12
Quoting The Doctor:" I agree with that."



How would you think/say its different?

The Doctor 2 kids; Boulder, CO, United States 60775 posts
Oct 30th '12
Quoting MyPurrrtyBabies:" How would you think/say its different?"


I would say a compulsion is something that you do without thinking. An addiction is something that you need, to function.



I think there is often compulsion within an addiction, but not necessarily addiction in compulsion. Does that make any sense, or am I talkin' out my butt?




Like... hmm. How can I demonstrate. Okay. Say, alcohol.



Going to the fridge and grabbing a beer without thinking is a compulsion. Not having any beer and say, yelling at your spouse because no one went out and got beer, and then storming out of the house with no shoes on... addiction.

The Doctor 2 kids; Boulder, CO, United States 60775 posts
Oct 30th '12
Quoting Monsieur Tastybutt:" http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/whats-difference-between-addiction-and-compulsion"


Hmm. But don't you think some compulsions are non-ritualistic?

Monsieur Tastybutt TTC since Jul 2011; 2 kids; Oklahoma 426 posts
Oct 30th '12
Quoting The Doctor:" Hmm. But don't you think some compulsions are non-ritualistic?"


Yes and no. It really depends upon whether calling something a compulsion is based upon the definition found in psychiatry or based upon some other definition. I know that in my mind, I would consider something a compulsion even without the ritualistic component. I also feel that a ritualistic component can be found with most compulsive behaviors however it may not be blatantly obvious.

lilmzzgreeneyez *NMOA* 21 kids; Sherwood, Arkansas 17987 posts
Oct 30th '12

i am addicted to food and sex (BUT NOT LIKE AT THE SAME TIME I AM NOT PART OF FEEDING SEX OR WHATEVER LOL) and I think I am addicted to my phone hahahaha

The Doctor 2 kids; Boulder, CO, United States 60775 posts
Oct 30th '12
Quoting Monsieur Tastybutt:" Yes and no. It really depends upon whether calling something a compulsion is based upon the definition ... [snip!] ... I also feel that a ritualistic component can be found with most compulsive behaviors however it may not be blatantly obvious."


Interesting. I was strictly speaking in a non-psychiatry specific sense, since I was trying to think of those that wouldn't have a psychiatry-specific addiction.



(Also-- side note, I'm having total flashbacks to the debate I had about all organized religions being socially accepted forms of OCD!)

Monsieur Tastybutt TTC since Jul 2011; 2 kids; Oklahoma 426 posts
Oct 30th '12
Quoting The Doctor:" Interesting. I was strictly speaking in a non-psychiatry specific sense, since I was trying to think ... [snip!] ... side note, I'm having total flashbacks to the debate I had about all organized religions being socially accepted forms of OCD!)"


I typically view most things in a psychiatry specific sense. Mostly because I study psychopharmacology as a hobby. lol



I think that I would've loved the organized religion debate.