I'll remain anonymous for now, but I'm a raging music addict. Like if they hooked up a device to my brain and examined what was going on on the way I listen to music, it would probably light up and withdraw like a cocaine addicts brain.
My first post here, but for a year I've abstained from listening to music with several relapses. Since there is no 12 step meeting for this specifically, Ive been seeing a therapist, going on meds for depression/anxiety/sleep, and going to 12 step meetings AA (although alcohol is not a problem, I do have an "alcoholic mind" when it comes to listening to that first song).
Just some of the issues I'm dealing with:
- Music ADD - When a person cant listen to one song for a long period of time and they constantly are changing the radio station or skipping songs while listening to a CD or MP3 player.
- Music Addict- One who is addicted to music. Cant live one minute of the day with there music, wether it would be rock, country, etc.
- Music FOM - When a person stops listening to music but can't stop the addiction to reading reviews, best of lists, or stay off music forums and develops into a Fear of Missing Out compulsive behavior.
I first started getting to know people online here around '97 when Dietricks web forum was just starting up.
The only clue to my identity that I'll give here is that I sold my Sacred Warrior - Rebellion CD to LarryD for $8 back in '97 I think it was.