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Internet Addiction Facts

May 7, 2009

Are you addicted to your online connection? Are you one of those crazy folks that can’t wait to read the email with your morning coffee? Doctors are calling it serious addiction combined with: Cybersexual Addiction, Computer Addiction and Cyber-Relational Addiction. They even managed to stamp the cool names for it, like Internet Addictive Disorder (IAD) or the Internet Overuse Syndrome (IOS). Based on the latest research and simple human reasoning. Internet addiction should not be labeled as addiction like gambling or drug addiction. There should be a strict line that distances other addictions from the “internet addiction”. Staying in touch with your friends or watching funny YouTube videos is not a destructive behavior which usually characterizes major addictions. If you gamble on the internet then you are not addicted to the internet, but online gambling. Internet is a wonderful tool, but like everything else in this Universe there is the sunny side and the dark side of the pyramid of life. Stay Positive!

2 Comments leave one →
  1. May 11, 2009 3:50 am

    Some people are on the internet all week because that’s what they do for a living. When they’re off they us it for fun an pleasure. Is there anything wrong with that? I think not. As the article states, …is not a destructive behavior which usually characterizes major addictions.”

  2. October 13, 2010 4:26 am

    I have no sex life now as my s/o is addicted to the internet, and only wants me when he sees some scantilly clad bimbo on the net. I have no idea what to do.

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