Essay Archive - Secret Addiction
Addictions are present in almost all of us. Whether it's a chemical
dependence, or simply talking on the phone, they can start to control your life
before you can even realize what is happening. Just a couple of years ago, I
had a problem peeling myself away from a certain activity. As odd as it may
sound, my own computer dominated my life.
I remember the situation quite clearly. In the typical day, I would
return home from school at around 3:00 or so. You see, most kids would set
their backpack down in their bedroom, head to the kitchen and grab a snack. On
the other hand, I was different.