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In a world where vices come in various forms, there’s a fascinating subset of individuals who abstain from the more conventional indulgences – no drinking, smoking, or drugs. Yet, even within this group, there often lies a guilty pleasure, a small indulgence that brings joy amidst the sea of restraint. As we delve into the world of personal quirks and delights, we invite those who lead this unique lifestyle to share their hidden gems of enjoyment. Join us on a journey of self-discovery as we explore the vices that offer a touch of sweetness to the lives of those who have chosen a path of abstinence from more common indulgences.
A user said, “Tv show marathons that result in few hours of sleep.”
Another user added, “Me too. And 95% are foreign, so I read hours and hours and hours of subtitles.”
One comment was, “Gave up drinking and smoking. I now have a shopping addiction.”
A second comment was, “Yes, shopping! I can’t believe it’s so far down in the list.”
A person said, “Sugar. Cookies, cake, candy. No chocolate, though.”
Another person added, “Chocolate.”
A popular response was, “I am addicted to soda, and I mean, truly addicted. If I dont have any, I dream of the next time I will have some, and I am willing to starve myself if my last dollar can only buy a Coke or a burger.“
One reply was, “Fast food.”
Another reply was, “I was going to say food in general, but in reality, it’s fast food.”
One user commented, “Espresso. Unless coffee counts as a drug. Then I’m a hardcore junkie…”
A second user replied, “ I gravitate towards coffee shops because of the ambiance. Pull up with a book and Java.”
A simple answer was, “Forums,”
Another answer was, “Same problem… I can’t help myself answering people.”
One person shared, “Music. I can listen for hours, just listen, while doing nothing else.”
A second person added, “My addiction is buying vinyl records.. more expensive than crack, but you can play it back.”
An answer was, “Buying stuff, collecting things.”
Another answer was, “I have display cabinets full of rocks and minerals. I collect rocks. I wouldn’t call that hoarding.”
One user replied, “Metal detecting.”
A second user added, “We find lost rings, earrings, and randomly jewelry at almost every single park and beach we detect at. Lots of modern coins, occasional old and rare coins. It really is treasure hunting for stuff that nobody else can see or knows is there, so it’s a lot of fun.”
A popular comment was, “Just life in general. My dog and I spend the days together. I’m retired. Wife wants to work for a few more years. Kids and grandkids when we get to see them, but they live some distance away.”
A person wrote, “Caffeine. I’m at the point where I get headaches if I don’t have caffeine every day.”
Another person added, “I need caffeine to sleep well.”
A reply was, “Sour candy. I only treat myself to it occasionally, likely when I’m on my period and feel very sorry for myself.”
A popular comment was, “Spending money on stupid stuff. Like my quest to find the perfect writing paper, which was a ton of research, I ended up settling with the Seven Seas “Writer” Tomoe River Journal Japanese made. It’s great I love it, but man, did I spend a lot on it with the leather cover.”
Finally, a user simply said, “I ride my motorcycle a lot.”
Another replied, “Sameee. It’s the best when you’re trying to just empty your head.”
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