“If I don’t use it, I become extremely uncomfortable and can’t think about anything else. I make sure I always have it on me…I worry about what it would be like if there were some kind of event that…disrupts distribution and availability of goods.”
I wonder if there’s a component of OCD with this type of addiction. She knows the approximate number of times she uses it a day, she obsesses about it, etc. interesting piece. My mother is like this with lip balm and flossing.