Wanting to be loved — and be in love — is normal human desire. But for some people, the euphoric feeling of being in love can be intoxicating and addictive.
Love uses the language of addiction — it’s a drug, it’s intoxicating. And there’s a reason for that. When we fall in love, our brains release a cocktail of pleasure chemicals and hormones. The result is the same sense of euphoria that cocaine delivers, studies show. Who can blame us for wanting more?
Pioneer in Sexual Addiction Treatment Presents at the Second International Conference on Sex and Love Addiction
The Second International Conference on Sex and Love Addiction, to be held November 12 to 14 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will feature pioneers in the treatment of sex and love addiction and intimacy disorders, including founder of the Sexual Recovery Institute Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S.