It is a bit strange when someone claims their cat writes their blog, mind you, but I just couldn’t not blog Welcome to Blogaholics Anonymous.
Usually this is a two-phase problem.It frequently starts off as problem blogging. This involves the repeated act of blogging, quite often in an attempt to alleviate anxiety of some form.
The second phase is blog addiction. This is when the person is truly addicted to the repeated act of blogging.
Blogaholics may exhibit some or all of the following criteria:
- Physiological dependence on blogs with evidence of withdrawal symptoms when blogging ability is interrupted. (Ex: Person becomes irate when mundane life tasks take them away from their blog and/or feels like they cannot get through the day without some form of blogging.)
- Tolerance to the effects of blogging, prompting the need for more and more blogging in order to achieve the desired effect. (Ex: Creating one blog a day is no longer satisfactory. Now the individual necessitates the creation of multiple blogs, sometimes 5 or more, each day. * Note that 5 or more blogs in one hour may indicate a separate, but related, problem known as binge blogging.) Read the rest of this entry »