Love, or the intense feeling of deep attraction, interest or pleasure, is a natural human desire. It is normal for one to seek connection, companionship and, also find a partner to build a meaningful life with. As with other desires and feelings, one can become consumed and infatuated with the concept of love. in fact, love addiction is a compulsive, chronic craving and pursuit for romantic love. Those struggling with love addiction will put in all their effort to obtain love from another person(s) to feel fulfilled, worthy as well as wanted. Harmony Bay Wellness‘ love addiction therapy can alleviate negative consequences including:
- Deflated self-esteem
- Feelings of frustration
- Feelings of inadequacy
- Lack of confidence or self-worth
What Are Common Symptoms of Love Addiction?
Signs and symptoms of those struggling with love addiction can be unique to the individual person. For example, common symptoms of love addiction can include:
- Finding it difficult and unbearable to be alone
- Difficulties maintaining a relationship once the ‘honeymoon phase’ or newness has worn off
- Constantly craving and yearning for a new romantic relationship
- Being eager to give up daily tasks (i.e. work, school, hobbies) to maximize time in the romantic relationship.
If you or your loved one is struggling with any of these symptoms, it may be time to consider mental health treatment at Harmony Bay Wellness.
What’s Involved in Love Addiction Therapy?
Treatment for love addiction includes group and individual therapy and 12 step involvement. Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, or SLAA, supports and helps those suffering from love addiction and emotional attachment(s) to others. Group and individual therapy are geared towards education, increasing self-sufficiency and fostering independence, and also establishing healthy boundaries and limits with one’s self and others.
What Are My Next Steps in Getting Help for Love Addiction?
When you’re looking for the best love addiction treatment New Jersey provides, look no further than Harmony Bay Wellness. Our professional’s dedication is to helping all clients live productive lives, and also to work as advocates for reversing the stigma of mental illness in the country. We are proud to provide a variety of mental health treatment services in South Jersey to give our patients the care and support they need and also deserve.
For example, our diverse mental health treatments include:
- Clinical mental health therapies
- Psychiatric evaluations
- Intensive outpatient programs
- Telehealth services
- Integrative wellness services
Don’t continue to let love addiction disrupt you or your loved one’s life. Call Harmony Bay Wellness today at 855.765.6399. We look forward to helping you.