I have heard stories of what abusive gambling can do to people or what abusive relationships can do to people.Demetrios G. said:I have seen what abusive drinking can do. Does that mean that no one should drink alcohol because someone who is spiritually weak can fall victim to it. There is always an underline problem when people abuse anything. Shouldn't we deal with that problem rather then ban the substance of abuse. That's like blaming the pen for a spelling error.
Drinking, Gambling and abusive relationships are just 3 examples of ... ... ... ta da, Passions. Thankfully, we can put our passions on the Cross of Christ as we pray and fast to "lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil."