Posts Tagged "Process Addictions"

Can Love Addiction Withdrawal Cause Physical Illness?

Posted by on 05 16 15 in Love Addiction News | Comments Off on Can Love Addiction Withdrawal Cause Physical Illness?

Can Love Addiction Withdrawal Cause Physical Illness?

Withdrawal is a well-known part of the addiction recovery process, but it’s seldom appreciated how this affects those who aren’t bound to an external substance. While the physical symptoms experienced by those overcoming dependence on a substance are often more extreme, process addictions like love addiction also have their own characterizing symptoms during withdrawal. Understanding these symptoms and why they occur is essential to understanding the recovery process for love addiction, and can help you anticipate what’s to come for yourself or your loved one. What Is Love...

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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

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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