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Why is it so hard for me to quit?

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  1. I am just wondering, why?

    Why exactly this thing?

    Willpower? Maybe. But then again, I have been through things that really takes a strong willpower to get over them. Why is this a problem for me?

    Like I can pass an exam (And force myself to actually do it) in the same day I have had a heart attack , but I can not beat this fucking addiction?

    Just- why?
    Why I can get all the terrible things in my past (Like being raped for several times), why can I try to build at least some carrier in spite of all of this and can not bite a simple addiction?

    I do not consider it as desease, because I think that in the beginning everyone chooses to use or not, to try or not. Thinking of it only like it would be a desease addicts are enslaved of is just the easiest way how to escape from responsibility over his or herown life. We are free to choose, but we have to pay for every choise we have made.

    Correct me if I am wrong!
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    About Author

    LittleBabyNothing
    A fully functioning (have a job and gaining second higher education as A+ student) IV addict from Eastern Europe trying to keep her life togeather and fighting herown demons.Trying make the best out of her life as far as it is possible keeping in mind the fact of her drug abuse.And not to die before time.

    Familiar with drugs for more than 12 years.

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  1. TumajNuri
    Addiction is entirely misunderstood, especially by those who have never experienced it.
  2. aemetha
    Inclined to agree with Sephiroth here. Lung cancer is a disease, and you can cause that by smoking. You need to separate the drug from the addiction. Addiction is a disease caused by using a drug, like lung cancer is a disease caused by smoking. Addiction is characterised by distinct changes in the brain. Anyway, I discussed the argument at length here, so feel free to read and agree or disagree how you like. https://drugs-forum.com/ams/addiction-is-not-a-disease-a-rebuttal.27086/
  3. Sephiroth
    I'm not sure if an addiction is a disease, I lean to think it is, but I consider your reasoning as incorrect, I mean, you've said it's not a disease because at the beginning you can choose to use it or not, but you can choose to be infected with flu or with HIV (by exposing yourself to the virus) and they're diseases anyway.
    1. TumajNuri
      Have you ever heard about "healthy addiction"? It's not considered to be a disease. This kind of addiction is beneficial and even valuable to our life. I am addicted to drawing and painting, psytrance and black metal music, meeting Asian angels, family, friends, playing billiards, reading and writing, herbal teas. I am an addict, but that does not mean my addiction is a weakness or menace. Sometimes addiction is my best friend, but other times it is my worst enemy.