Why am I addicted to being in a relationship?
Experts link the euphoric high (activated by the release of dopamine and other “happy” hormones) thats so common in the early stages of love to addictive relationship behaviors. So it follows that someone experiencing this pattern would crave that feeling again and again.
Can you be addicted to someone you love?
D., explains, “A love addiction can develop when a person develops a pathological need to replicate the feeling of being in love. When were in love, we experience feelings of euphoria and elation and some individuals can find themselves caught up in a cycle of needing to re-experience these feelings.”
What is toxic in relationship?
By definition, a toxic relationship is a relationship characterized by behaviors on the part of the toxic partner that are emotionally and, not infrequently, physically damaging to their partner.