Quote Originally Posted by Brutus the Pimp View Post
Sure it can be cured. If you stay away from it and stop abusing it, then you've stopped becoming an addict. People do it all the time. No one says it's easy. Certainly the temptation may not go away. But doing it and being tempted to do it are very different. We are all constantly tempted by something in life. We're all addicts. Some of us control our vices, others don't. It's the resistance or lack thereof that separate the addicts from the abusers.
There is no such thing as an ex-addict. There is no one in the medical community nor any addicts that would ever agree with your stance. This isn't the same as wiping out smallpox. It's a disease and a condition. And your pov is misinformed.