Intimate Partner Violence and Love Addiction
By Rebekah Givens, Behavioral Health Technician, Willow House at The Meadows Imagine that what you crave more than anything else in the world is love and acceptance. Now, imagine that throughout your life you have continually tried to earn the love of others, yet your efforts come up empty time and again. Read More
What’s Love Got To Do With It?
By Jean Collins LCSW, LISAC, CSAT, Executive Director of Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows What is love addiction and love avoidance and… Read More
Distorted Love: Adult Attachment Styles and Love Addiction
By Alexandra Katehakis, Ph.D.(c), MFT, CST-S, CSAT-S For decades, researchers have struggled to define the unconscious processes of irrational love paramount in myths and fairy… Read More
Love, Relationship, and Sex Addiction: What’s the Difference?
Dr. Stefanie Carnes, PhD, CSAT-S, Senior Fellow at The Meadows Women who seek treatment related to their out of control romantic and/or sexual behaviors… Read More
Love Addiction: Myth vs. Reality
By Caroline Becker, LISAC, LAC Therapist, The Meadows Outpatient Center Pia Mellody defines love addiction as: “A condition in which individuals…are attracted to somebody… Read More