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Sex and Love Addiction

Confessions Of A Sober Sex And Love Addict | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women

I'm a smart girl, I figured, and I've been working the steps for years. Now that I am aware of my pattern of self-destructive behavior, surely I will do it differently? I will set bottom lines. I will take contrary action. Turned out, I just made a whole bunch of fresh new mistakes.

Love Addiction, Codependency and Internet Dating

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

Here is the story of a love addict named Jake and a codependent named Melissa. Like so many codependent/love addict relationships, they were oblivious to their psychological afflictions. They felt like "regular" people who just wanted the all-American dream of true love.

Sexual Addiction: Real Or Myth?

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

While it is true that sexual behaviors get labeled as sexual addiction when they are not, and that sexual addiction may not be the best label for out-of-control sexual behavior, the fact remains that those suffering with out-of-control sexual behavior do exist.

You Might Be A Love Addict If...

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 04.11.2012 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

Here are a few telltale signs and symptoms of affection deficit disorder: You might be a love addict if ...

'Addicted to Love' -- For Real

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 04.04.2012 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

There is almost no distinction between withdrawal from heroin and withdrawal from love. They differ mainly in the soundtrack -- junkies don't play so much Adele.

Sex Addiction And Love Addiction Aren't Two Different Things -- They're The Same Thing

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 03.24.2012 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

Just as both the binge-eater and the anorexic suffer from an eating disorder, both the love addict and the love avoidant suffer from a relationship disorder.

Addicted to Love, Part 3: A Return to Love

Mastin Kipp | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mastin Kipp

I was chasing around other people's validation in business and in Love for all of my adult life. Doing the Love cleanse for 30 days helped me gain insight into these patterns

Is Sex a Drug or a Sacred Path?

Sara Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Davidson

For 4 days, we don't leave the bedroom except to eat. It did not occur to me at the time that this was excessive. I thought, as did Billy: it's the only way to fly. Not until a year later did I see what it was--a binge, a four day bender.