- Love addiction is a “process addiction”
- Love addicts obsess about a person, romance, intrigue or fantasy.
- The roots and causes are variable.
- It’s unclear how many love addicts are out there.
- Multiple psychological treatment options are available.
As always, be wary of relationships in early recovery from substance addiction. 12-Step program should be safe havens from romantic temptations which is why we recommend same-sex meetings as much as possible in early recovery. Do not get involved in romantic relationships in alcoholics anonymous, also known as “The 13th Step.”