When addiction strikes, the addict's thought processes begin to deteriorate. Simple concepts such as "Time", "Budget", and "Responsibility", are all affected. "The Addict's Dictionary" exposes this change in thinking. "Addictive Thinking" is at the root of addiction and has a terrible impact on the addict as well as those people in relationships with the addict. Filled with interview stories from recovering addicts, "The Addict's Dictionary" opens up a window of understanding on the addictive mind. The author's goal is to, "provide a book containing the information I wish I had when I first became involved with an addict." This is a must read for the addict because it helps the addict understand what is happening to him or her. This is also a must read for family, friends, or anyone in a romantic relationship with the addict as "The Addict's Dictionary" will help you understand what the addict needs from you, and more importantly what you need to do to help yourself.