I think we're over some sort of hump, b/c like you, I feel a lot better.
<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>does</span>
it ever go away? Not sure I'm <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>much</span>
of an expert on that, but I imagine that it never really does
I think it just sort-of lies dormant within us, waiting to hop onto some other potential addictive quality that might present itself in our lives (food, gambling, rage, sex, love, alcohol, exercise, danger, spending, etc.).