Therapy for Love Addiction
Recently in the addiction field, attention has turned towards understanding process addiction. Addictions to substances are more easily understood, as most people have experienced an altering in their feelings or mood due to ingesting or taking a substance.
Now, experts in addiction have begun to look more closely at how processes, such as eating, sex, work, gambling, and even love and relationships actually alter brain chemistry and can provide a high in the process of an action. Those with process addictions are often surprised to find that hindering or stopping those behaviors can cause psychological withdrawal, not unlike withdrawal from substances.