TeenHelp
Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives

You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!


Addictive Behaviours Discuss and receive support for addictions not related to substance use, such as gambling, Internet, sex or work addictions, in this forum.

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
Member
Welcome me, I'm new!
*
 
StargazingDragon's Avatar
 
Name: Ashley
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Location: Warsaw, IN

Posts: 48
Join Date: November 1st 2011

Addicted to Adictions? - March 25th 2012, 06:39 PM

This thread has been labeled as triggering by the original poster or by a Moderator. Please take this into consideration before continuing to read.

I'm addicted to a ridiculous amount of things. I'm addicted to exercise, cutting, bad relationships, pain, thrill, Mountain Dew, Video games, biting my nails, quiting, whinning, magic (vampires, witches, chakras, ect.), writting, reading, ect. When I'm not focusing on one addiction I'm focusing on at least five others. It seems extreamly unhealthy and has lead to a handfull of problems but I'm not sure what to do about it. It's not just me likeing things I completly obsess over all these things and more. If I'm focusing on something I usually don't eat or take a break even when my eyes hurt from not blinking and I can barely walk. Any suggestions?


~Death the final frontier~
_/I need a HERO!\_
I'm so sick of when they say
It's just a phase, you'll be ok you're fine

But I know it's a lie -Skillet Last Night
[How can they not see
The fake smile that has become me?]
  Send a message via Yahoo to StargazingDragon  
2 user(s) liked this post or found it helpful.
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
Member
I've been here a while
********
 
ilovecountrymusic's Avatar
 
Gender: Male
Location: USA

Posts: 1,048
Join Date: October 4th 2011

Re: Addicted to Adictions? - March 25th 2012, 07:23 PM

Never heard of this, but maybe you should ask a doctor/therapist about this?
   
2 user(s) liked this post or found it helpful.
  (#3 (permalink)) Old
Stupidity Kills
Outside, huh?
**********
 
OMFG!You'reActuallySmart!'s Avatar
 

Posts: 4,500
Blog Entries: 10
Join Date: December 19th 2009

Re: Addicted to Adictions? - March 25th 2012, 09:10 PM

Seems to be a mix of physiological addictions for adrenaline rushes (pain, trill, cutting, exercise and possibly Mountain Dew), enjoyment of video games and magic (being able to pretend to be something/someone else), with a few hobbies (reading, writing and possibly Mountain Dew if you're into collecting rather than only drinking them). Additionally, I'll vouch for a fragile sense of self, leading to competitiveness when possible and quitting all other times. There also seems to be possible self-abuse through bad relationships and anxiety through nail biting.


I can rip you off, and steal all your cash, suckerpunch you in the face, stand back and laugh. Leave you stranded as fast as a heart-attack.
- Danko Jones (I Think Bad Thoughts)
   
2 user(s) liked this post or found it helpful.
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Tags
addicted, adictions

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All material copyright 1998-2018, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.