Once they form, addictions never go away.
They're like energy in the universe. It can't be destroyed or created, it can only change form.
Reformed alcoholics find God.
Smokers find sugar.
People who've had them ambitions taken away find small incremental hits of dopamine from a screen.
The heartbroken find extreme fitness challenges.
Gamers find content creation.
Some addictions are worse than others. You're smart enough to figure out which ones you should avoid.
Human beings weren't made to sit around all day. The time has to be passed somehow.
Choose what you get addicted to wisely.