Take the example of an addict who used drugs to deal with social anxiety. While sure there are many ways to deal with social anxiety fact is nothing changes over night and if this person expected that things will change fast and they don't they may opt to continue using drugs. Others might expect that once they stop using drugs they'll be able to solve problems their addiction has caused them but that too might take a while and if the recovering addict isn't patient s/he may want to cope with that by using drugs. Just my thoughts. Do you think expecting too much sets up recovering addicts for failure?