"Yep, you're addicted," says David Kanigan, proprietor of the wondrous Thrive tumblr.
Faithful readers will know that I have spent some time with the 12-Step movement. Step 1: We admitted we were powerless over _____________ - that our lives had become unmanageable.
Clearly some addictions are more problematic than others, but, as even casual observation will reveal, most of us are addicted to something(s). I suspect my children would tell you that this is one of mine. A few of the symptoms:
3. You plan whole afternoons around browsing bookstores.
4. If you go too long without buying or reading a book you feel a huge sense of withdrawal and are thinking of the next time you can get away to a bookstore or library.