An Addict is a peraon who takes a Drug like Cocaine, Heroin till that person becomes physically dependent on that drug. Alcohol is also addictive. Emotional stress is usually a factor in addiction.

Obsessive behaviours like uncontrolled unhealthy eating, [1] Gambling, shopping, watching Porn, making heavy sexual demands, are also called addictions.

Part of the problem is that many people do not realize that they are addicts or that their substance abuse of obsessive behaviour is a problem. [2] [3]

Internet addiction

Weekends shouldn't be a time to stay all day in front of a Computer. It's better if you go out, have a pleasant walk say in a park, meet people.

Internet addiction results in personal, family, academic, financial, and occupational problems that are characteristic of other addictions. Impairments of real life relationships are disrupted as a result of excessive use of the Internet. Individuals suffering from Internet addiction spend more time in solitary seclusion, spend less time with real people in their lives. [4]