Stanton Peele

Stanton Peele

Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha have written the essential corrective to the evolutionary psychology literature...More Stanton Peele quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We often say 'love' when we really mean, and are acting out, an addiction-a sterile, ingrown dependency relationship, with another person serving as the object of our need for security.More Stanton Peele quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The addictive experience is the totality of effect produced by an involvement; it stems from pharmacological and physiological sources, but takes its ultimate form from cultural and individual constructions of experience.More Stanton Peele quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Addiction is more malleable than you know. When people come to me for therapy, they often ask me whether their behavior constitutes a real addiction (or whether they are really alcoholic, etc.). My answer is that this is not the important question. The important questions are how many problems is the involvement causing you, how much do you want to change it, and how can we go about change?More Stanton Peele quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Recovery is about purpose and meaning in life, not “sobriety” and meetings.More Stanton Peele quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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