In fact, f MRI imaging of the brain on cocaine and the brain when sexually aroused are virtually indistinguishable.
Thus, people struggling with drug addiction are also at risk for sex and love addiction.
You’re sharing personal information with someone you don’t know well who may or may not be who they say they are.
Safety can be of even greater concern for the 40 million people dating online where it’s easy to hide behind anonymity, make up personas and date multiple people at the same time.
While the guidelines for dating in recovery are similar to the rules of engagement for “normies,” a few rules are critical to your success: Dating carries obvious risks.
Healing from addiction is difficult for every addict, but when codependency and addiction occur together, recovery can be even more difficult.
Here, you will learn what codependency is, the relationship between codependency and addiction, and treatment for codependency with and without addiction.
In the early months of recovery, you’ve given up a lot — your go-to coping strategy, your social network, your approach to life.
It’s natural to look to the comfort of new love to counteract the loneliness.