The Paradox of Iran’s War on Drugs and its Progressive Treatment of Addiction

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Iran has one of the world’s biggest drug problems, but programmes for addicts are among the most enlightened.

Did My Son Inherit My Addiction?

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What Robert Downey Jr’s son can teach us about addiction in the family and love.

Slipping Through the Cracks in the European Union

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What do you think of the European Union? Does it make you think of abject poverty and desperate living?

“I am female and I watch porn daily. I don’t see it as an addiction”

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5 Reasons Why Men Must Give Up Porn

The U.S. Government is Addicted to Drugs

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How much are you paying each year for their fiendish addictions?

Hope Costs $10.31


Charles Orlando took a few moments of his day to sit down with a man in need to discuss abuse, homelessness and addiction. And a bit about tough love.

Obsessions, Addiction, and Relationships

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Darlene Lancer explains how obsession and addiction can ruin relationships — and shares some ways to let go.

33 Reasons Why This Dad Is Quitting Smoking

33 Reasons Why This Dad Is Quitting Smoking

Husband and father Nick Geurts has assembled a list of reasons why he can’t justify smoking any longer.

A Month Without Coffee


Leo Babauta is the baddest man on the planet. He gave up coffee. No, really. He stopped drinking coffee. Here’s how he did the impossible.

Coach Says He Won’t Recruit Players Who Take Selfies

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Coach Scott Cross of the University of Texas-Arlington’s men’s basketball team tweeted last night that he is not interested in recruiting players to his program who take selfies.

Overcoming Your Behavioral Addictions

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Physical addiction is tough, but what about those bad behaviors that lack support groups? Fouad Alaa talks about his struggle with distractions.

Going On A Bender By Gender


Would it surprise anyone to know that men are more likely than women to drink to excess?

Why I’ve Given Up Hooking Up

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Tired of being driven by an addiction driven by doubt and insecurity, Lester Brathwaite is giving up hooking up.

7 Addictions in Disguise

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I never thought of myself as an addict before because I don’t have an unaccountable need for anything. Or so I thought…

Director Lee Daniels Wants You to Know: He’s NOT Tyler Perry


Lee Daniels overcame a lot to become the critically-acclaimed director he is today, including bullying and homophobia.

One Drink: A Poem About Battling The Bottle


Keith Manning shares the daily struggles facing a man with a drinking problem.