Addicts don’t do anything for anyone else. Whatever they do has a selfish motive. What they do is not even good for themselves. They claim to love certain people but their actions don’t even reflect that. Whatever their addiction, it seems to have precedence over all other things. Their priorities are messed up.
The only addiction that reflects love is being addicted to Christ because He gives love to those that follow Him. When you want more of God, it is always a good thing. He gives a love that we cannot receive from any other. He gives a love that can even flow out onto the unlovable.
An addict can’t even make decisions that are good for themselves. They are so controlled by their addiction that they don’t have wisdom to make wise choices. Their thinking is impaired. An addiction is not always the obvious. Read more