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An Addiction By Any Other Name…

An addiction by any other name…. Addiction is a disease.  At least that’s what we hear in 12-step groups and from the medical community.  Actually, in 12-step groups you’ll often hear the older claim that addiction is not just a disease, but more specifically, an allergy  This medicalized way of understanding addiction has played an important role … Continue reading

Welcome to The Habituated Buddhist!

Welcome to The Habituated Buddhist! The HB is a blog dedicated to the presentation of ideas about the Dharma, 12-step recovery, and the intersection between the two. This blog is neither committed to 12-step orthodoxy, nor 12-step criticism.  Instead, it aims to reflect upon the intellectual and emotion struggles of 12-step recovery from the perspective of … Continue reading