I guess if it's possible to be addicted, I am. I have had some time off from posting, but not longer than a few days without reading.
Sir David (Ivanhoe) calls this our clubhouse. It's also like a home to me. I can "say" things here that I can't always say in other places, and find that someone will understand what I mean. A lot of times someone understands even better than I did.
My wife has complained about me spending too much time online, so I do try to keep some balance. But right now, for instance, I did not go to SIA last weekend or T this week. There won't be an SIA meeting this weekend, so it's real nice to know I can come here.
If it intereferes with living the way you want to live, I think it's worth trying to take a break to see how that feels. If reading about recovery is not the same as doing it, neither is writing about it.
"Telemachos, your guest is no discredit to you. I wasted no time in stringing the bow, and I did not miss the mark. My strength is yet unbroken…"—The Odyssey, translated by W.H.D. Rouse