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What is an “attachment”? What are “disordered” attachments?

January 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Attachments, Fr. Bartunek

Dear Father John, I would like to learn more about the idea of attachments. What is a disordered attachment and what is the difference, say, between a normal need for food and a disordered attachment for it? How can I tell the difference? Also, this is kind of a related point but is there a point at which indulgence in over-eating moves from a venial sin to a mortal sin? A disordered attachment is an emotional dependence on some... Read More