Some love addicts tend to love people who are unavailable. Other love addicts cannot let go of past partners who have let them go. According to Pia Mellody, author of Facing Love Addiction, “a love addict is someone who is dependent on, enmeshed with, and compulsively focused on another person.”
In love addiction, there is an overwhelming fixation on love or the pursuit of a romantic partner. Often, once the object of desire has been attained, they are never good enough, and never seem to live up to the love addict’s expectations. Center for Healthy Sex specializes in treating Love Addiction with a variety of therapy options. Our skilled therapists provide:
If you have found yourself struggling to break away from toxic relationships, unable to leave one relationship without immediately entering another, or find yourself hopelessly obsessing over a potential romantic partner or former partner, our love addiction therapists may be able to help. To learn more about our programs or to schedule an appointment please call (310) 843-9902.