Love Addict: Sex, Romance, and Other Dangerous Drugs

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""Neuroscience now shows us--in living color, thanks to PET scans and fMRI technology--that falling in love affects our brains precisely the same way as snorting cocaine. Award-winning author and screenwriter Ethlie Ann Vare already knew that; she's been addicted to both. She survived to tell the tale. with humor, honesty, and hope. Just because something is addictive doesn't mean that you will get addicted to it. But. if your stomach ties up in knots while you count the seconds waiting for a phone call from that special someone. if you hear a loud buzzing in your ears when you see a certain person's car (or one just like it). if your eyes burn when you hear a random love song or see a couple holding hands. if you suffer the twin agonies of craving for and withdrawing from a series of unrequited crushes or toxic relationships. if you always feel like you're clutching at someone's ankle and dragged across the floor as they try to leave the room. welcome to the club. With a light touch and a sharp wit, Ethlie has enlisted some famous love junkies--including supermodel Amber Smith, movie star William McNamara, and comedienne Margaret Cho--and the top therapists and researchers in the field to help lead you from the dark of despair into the dawn of recovery""--