Video games can be fun, but sometimes their use becomes concerning. An addiction to video games can leave you feeling isolated and disconnected from the world. In severe cases, it can lead you to sever relationships and even neglect your own physical health.
So, if you have a video game addiction, you should definitely seek help from a licensed therapist or counselor.
When does a love for video games cross the line and become an addiction? It can be difficult to tell, but there are some signs to look out for.
Here are five signs you are addicted to video games:
Can therapy help you? If you’d like to read more, check out licensed therapist Keiko Wolfe’s article about when you know it is the right time to begin therapy.
A video game addiction therapist can teach you tactics to control your gaming habits, repair relationships, and heal from any mental issues you may have. Mental Health Match can help by quickly matching you with an addiction therapist. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.