Traditional treatment programs, especially Alcoholics Anonymous, profess that being of service to others is a critical component of addiction recovery. And, I would agree with that perspective. However, everyone?s true life purpose is exclusive and necessarily relate to helping others overcome alcoholism. In fact, 90% of the time, the true-to-life function of an addicted person has nothing regarding addiction recovery. Providing a blanket rule, like AA does, not just leads people astray, nonetheless it?s also counterproductive because helping others sticking with the same affliction usually perpetuates victimization. Having marked my ten-year anniversary of first arriving in this country on August 3, 2011 I pointed out that although my environment has evolved drastically from those of ten years ago I have never really rid yourself of my 'old self.' Rather, I have learned to think about my beliefs with all the natives' group of eyes. After all, 'you cannot enter your neighbor's garden with your own declaration!' In this article, I would like to assess a number of the superstitions from the Mediterranean cultures which might be practiced beneath the guise of 'scientific' premises inside United States.