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Tag: The Mind of an Addict


The Mind of an “Addict” Series: Rebellious Mentality vs. Be Submissive (5)

Again, this entire series is better detailed in my two books: Relapse: Biblical Prevention Strategies and Addiction-Proof Parenting. This blog series is just a quick slice of the pie on all of these 5 put-off mentalities and 5 marks of a transforming “addict”! Get the books for much more explanation! The final mentality is a result of the first four […]


The Mind of an “Addict” Series: Perishing Mentality vs. Be Grateful (4)

The fourth mentality I listen for when counseling an “addict” is a perishing mentality and is based upon Ephesians 5:19-20 (as well as Proverbs 31:6 but I won’t cite that verse in this blog post): “…addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart, 20 giving thanks always and […]


The Mind of an “Addict” Series: Victim Mentality vs. Be Responsible (3)

Truly victimized people do NOT want to stay victims. For example, someone who has been raped does not want to be reminded each day of that traumatic event by saying, “I am a rape victim” every day thereafter. They don’t want that tragic and horrible event to define who they are so they do not want to be a victim […]