Top 10 Signs You’re A Blogging Addict

The first step is admitting you have a problem.

By way of the very entertaining Bloggers Anonymous

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 youâ??re alone with your special person, drugs decease you do find yourself thinking what your blog might be doing right thenâ?¦

8. You â??mental blogâ? while driving or on the train, discount ampoule and sometimes even when you are alone in the shower.

7. You filter everything through your post-writing. You canâ??t watch a movie, cialis generic see a play, read an article, or share a sweet moment with your child without thinking of whether itâ??s blog-worthy.

6. You suffer from â??blog envyâ? when another blogger posts something juicy before you do. You suffer â??comment envyâ? when said post gets 40-something comments â?? the jerk!

5. You â??binge blogâ? 3 or 4 posts at onceâ??only to feel guilty and empty afterward.

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

3. You think, â??I can stop at any time.â?

2. Your lunch hour has become your â??blog hour.â? 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, â??So – do you blog?â?


  • Yes!

    I’ve experienced point 9 (my wife has her doubts I’m actually blogging every night….) and point 5 (guilt when I spend two hours during the working hours)!

    But, then again, I’m blogging about my industry!

  • LoL at “your lunch hour becomes your blog hour”, I tried that a couple of times 😉

    And point number 8 is so true, I just wish I could actually post all those things that I mentally blog while driving, taking the bus, and multiple other occasions.. hehe.

    I don’t think I can stop anytime though!

  • Well, can’t say I’m an addict. But if you would have published this list 12 years ago when I was doing my undergrad and replaced the word “blog” with “IRC”, I wou soooo be screaming “guilty” right now….

  • I guess the time I was forced to spend away from my blog kinda cured me from some of these symptoms and I am doing my best to stay on the wagon 🙂

  • 10. Check my status? Would be guilty if I knew how.
    9. N/A. But “Mama” complains a lot.
    8. GUILTY.
    7. Guilty
    6. Guilty
    5. Guilty
    4. Not Guilty… so far.
    3. Stop? Why?
    2. Guilty
    1. Not guilty,,,

    So, where to I sign up for Naseem’s 12 step program?

  • Naseemo bebe?! So are you guilty of all accounts?? With the rate you’ve been going lately, I am not so sure! where have you disappeared to? I have no one in the blogsphere to annoy the hell out of! you’ve been missed with your convoluted thoughts! COME BACK SOON!

    mesh tsadi2 halla2! 😛


    I don’t want to divert this serious topic on blogging addiction, so I will email you! (you may not really care, but i am yet to respond to the other one! I am still trying to form a counter argument… just kidding!)

  • I think I’m having some symptoms! I couldn’t sleep last night and, at 5:30AM I headed to the computer with that craving to check my blog!

  • lol.. as i have told some ppl b4: i started blogging bcoz i hate it and i think its stupid 2 hate things u know nothing about.. lol so its been on 4 like 1 or 2 months and i hope i never get these symptoms haaahahahhah

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