The “Mock 10” Signs of Blog Addiction

I don’t have a problem… really I don’t.

I found this on Bloggers Anonymous and some of the signs sounded real fimiliar to me. But as I said before, I DO NOT HAVE A BLOG ADDICTION!

I wonder if there is a 12-step program for people like me… I mean people who are addicted to blogging??

… “Top 10” list of “symptoms” which indicate you may be a addicted to blogging.

10. You check your blog stats a LOT. You occasionally get up in the middle of the night and sneak a peak.

9. Your significant other suspects you are having an affair with your blog. Even when you’re alone with your special person, you do find yourself thinking what your blog might be doing right then…

8. You “mental blog” while driving or on the train, and sometimes even when you are alone in the shower.

7. You filter everything through your post-writing. You can’t watch a movie, see a play, read an article, or share a sweet moment with your child without thinking of whether it’s blog-worthy.

6. You suffer from “blog envy” when another blogger posts something juicy before you do. You suffer “comment envy” when said post gets 40-something comments – the jerk!

5. You “binge blog” 3 or 4 posts at once—only to feel guilty and empty afterward.

4. You ditched all your real friends for blog friends, because, well, “they understand.” You bypass Bowling Alone at the bookstore (who really cares?) while you reach for Naked Conversations.

3. You think, “I can stop at any time.”

2. Your lunch hour has become your “blog hour.” You keep a few posts tucked in your desk in case you need them during the day.

1. After 5 minutes of meeting someone really interesting you ask, “So – do you blog?”

OK, after reading the list again, I may have a slight “blog addiction.”

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