Prompt #12

We’ve all read stories about characters addicted to gambling, or drugs, or sex, or alcohol. But—at least according to TLC’s “My Strange Addiction”—there are lots of people who are addicted to a range of other things.

Think up an unusual addiction and give it to your character. Write about how they go through each day, week, and month with this addiction. How does their specific addiction change the way they look at the world? Do they have trouble going grocery shopping because they’re addicted to the feel of the freezer section? Are they constantly avoiding getting hit by cars because they’re so tempted to run their hands along the rubber of a tire? Maybe their addiction is less obvious to the outside world. It’s all up to you!

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