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Should you get rid of video games?
If you feel they are a hindrance, consuming too much of your resources (the most important being time), and you are not able to maintain a balance of activities while games are available, then YES, you should get rid of them.
What will happen if I quit video games?
Here are the seven things to expect after you quit gaming:
- You will have tough days.
- Your experience will be like a wave.
- Your detox might take more time.
- You will have urges and cravings.
- Your gamer friends might not support you.
- You will probably be bored sometimes.
- You might even relapse.
- Focus one day at a time.
Can video games Be Addictive?
Moreover, video games affect the brain in the same way as addictive drugs: they trigger the release of dopamine, a chemical which reinforces behavior. For this reason, playing video games can be an addictive stimulus. These facts indicate that addiction to video games may be possible.
Why do video games make you think bad?
First and foremost, that’s because most video games are violent. If not, they still affect your way of thinking – negatively. Just like being the child of parents who are always fighting, being in a bad environment, or spending time with the wrong people, changes you from the inside.
Is your child’s life dominated by video games?
Your child’s life seems to be dominated by video games. They seem to be his only motivator and occupy the majority of his thinking. He talks non-stop about video games when he’s not playing them and spends a lot of time learning about them or planning his next opportunity to play.
Are you really learning anything from video games?
You’re not learning anything. Gamers often say that every video game teaches you valuable life lessons. But that’s yet another aspect of the illusion they live with. A book can teach you a lot, yes. It engages your mind in creative ways, lets you read between the lines, and help you generate ideas.
How do I get my child to stop playing video games?
Work together with your child to find a new technique he can use to try to shut down the video games in a much more timely fashion. For example, maybe you discuss the idea of your child avoiding certain more engaging games at certain times, or set up a reward system for turning the game off when a timer goes off.