Cheryl, as a female u simply choose to ignore facts and science.
Many women just leave men who go broke.
Because denial is distorted thinking in the context of a semi-dissociated i.
They may wear bulky clothing, throw food away when no one is looking, and frequently exercise in the middle of the night to burn up calories.
These can look absurdly deluded to a non addict.
For example, an alcoholic who has not used alcohol for years may still crave a drink.
About one third of them have parents with the same problem.
Chickenpox parties return?
When a religious sect such as the "Jonestown" group has an influence over individuals to the point where they will commit mass suicide, a compulsive state is thought to have occurred.