By Kaitlin Marie
One time my boyfriend and I were chatting about life and psychology and parties and people (we were in college at the time) and he told me, “Everyone has an addiction.” I was quick to disagree, but then he cocked his head, gave me a skeptical look, and asked, “Do you have a book in your purse right now?”
I did have a book in my purse. I like to have an emergency novel on me in case of unplanned, wait-requiring circumstances. Or if I have to eat lunch by myself and don’t want to look like a loser with no friends. A book says, “I’M ALONE BY CHOICE BECAUSE I’M READING, BITCHES!”
I suppose up until that point, I had considered the word “addiction” as a label to be applied to serious problems like substance abuse or gambling. I wouldn’t have thought I was book-addicted. But nowadays we toss the word “addiction” around like it’s a joke.
1. OMG I’m, like, sooooooo addicted to mochaccinos.
2. UGG boots are totally addicting*. You can’t just have one pair.
* It’s “AddictIVE”, not “addictING”!
** “Addicting” isn’t even a WORD!
But I digress.
Because, guys. GUYS. Netflix is, like, sooooooooooo addicting. For realz. Continue reading