this week on Talk Recovery — World Expert on Addiction Dr. Stanton Peele. Let’s talk recovery with the person who thinks our style of recovery is wrong.
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Stanton began working on Love and Addiction (which was published in 1975) in 1970. In these forty years he has predicted a remarkable number of addiction trends. By now it is clear that the way in which Stanton has reframed addiction for the past four decades – sometimes facing extreme opposition – has been prescient. Addiction is not a consequence of taking drugs and drinking. Rather, it arises from the way in which these and other compelling activities fit into people’s lives and meanings. We are only now as a society beginning to come to grips with his insights in the following ways:
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Dr. Stanton Peele is an internationally recognized addiction expert and father of three. His books include 7 Tools to Beat Addiction and Love and Addiction.