Why The Internet Is So Addicting

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Many people struggle with Internet addiction, a phenomenon that is still new to our society and being explored. Though we don't fully understand the science behind this type of addiction yet, there are ample reasons for why many people spend countless hours logging on. 

Of course, you may believe that this is unique to Generation Y, the people who grew up with this technology from the start. But more and more cases of older people becoming addicted disprove this notion. One of the primary reasons is that the Internet provides more than just an endless stream of information. It's a sophisticated system of socializing. 

Through online interactions and the instant gratification of social networks, people are becoming addicted to talking with one another, not just the internet itself. As with anything, moderation is essential, even to communication. Spending too much time talking to people can be just as detrimental to your life as spending too much time in isolation.

If you believe that this addiction is compulsive, we highly recommend that you seek professional help for it. Some of you may benefit greatly from simple detoxing techniques. You may find that taking a break from the Internet once in a while is all you need to keep the habit from taking hold of you.