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Addiction and Ego

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As I observe different types of addictions in myself and others, it has become clear to me the root of these addictions.  It is our egos.  Our ego plays an integral role in our life choices, decisions, behaviors, and actions. I first began by observing what is the common thread in all addictions.  It is the need to feel good by masking our feelings of emotional pain.  We use drugs, alcohol, sex, love, work, or anything else to block out our emotional pain.

Ego has much to do with this.  Our egos must feel safe and secure, even if it is superficial and temporary.  It is this constant need for the feeling of security, and many times when we kick one addiction, we begin another.  Ego constantly needs this feeling, and is insatiable.    Because of ego’s needs, whenever we are faced with emotional pain in our lives whether it’s…

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