Addictive Thinking: Understanding Self-Deception Addictive thought is inherently self-deceptive, yet offers a superficial logic that can be misleading to the addict as well as to the addict’s family members. Abnormal thinking in addiction was originally recognized by members of Alcoholics Anonymous, who coined the term “stinking thinking.” Addictive thinking often appears rational, but only on …∞
Stinkin’ Thinkin’ or distortions in thinking. Many alcoholics / addicts and their partners become stuck in distorted thinking that needs to be recognised and eliminated in recovery. Stinking thinking can be grouped under several headings such as; ALL-OR-NOTHING-THINKING: Things are seen in black-and-white categories. If performance falls short of perfect one sees oneself as a …∞
Styles of Distorted Thinking Throughout addictive / alcoholic / codependent living one tends to pick up dysfunctional styles of thinking to cope with every day life. Using them often ends in some sort of confrontation. These are some that many have noticed. They are born out of anger, anxiety and denial; or just plain damaged …∞
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