Faith and Recovery
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Faith and Recovery

Pain, Powerlessness, and Addiction

Why every addiction is an attempt to solve a human problem.

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According to author and speaker, Gabor Maté, addiction is manifested in any behavior that a person [1] craves, [2] finds temporary relief or pleasure in, [3]suffers negative consequences as a result of, and yet [4] has difficulty giving up.

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Exploring all things related to addiction, faith, and recovery.

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Marc Simon

Husband and Father of 2 / Author / Pastor / Executive Coach / Counselor/ www.marcsimon.org

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