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5 Crucial Truths About Love Addiction

Posted by on 11 17 14 in Love Addiction News | Comments Off on 5 Crucial Truths About Love Addiction

Love addiction is a misunderstood issue. It’s generally grouped together with sex addiction, as a sort of less-raunchy relative of the problem. This has contributed to the misunderstanding, since sex and love addiction are distinct issues relating to different elements of intimacy, but the more serious issue is the disagreement among experts about the definition. It’s currently not recognized by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (the DSM), although the term “love addiction” was coined in 1945 and became popular in the ’70s—coinciding with the founding of...

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