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  1. Some interesting truths here. My addiction (food) is not ” because we are weak, immoral, or fated to be so. We are addicts mostly because we learned to be”.
    The problem with the twelve step program is that it deflects responsibility away from the person. Acknowledging that we are helpless in our addiction and need god to fix it doesn’t help if you don’t believe in a higher power. But recognizing that addiction is ‘learned’ leads one to hope we can ‘unlearn’ the addiction.

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