Relational trauma, Love Addiction and Love Avoidance should not be confused with short-term emotional distress, anxiety attacks or low feelings. Anyone can feel low for a brief period of time, or have anxiety attacks once in a while, but that does not mean they are suffering from depression. Depression is much more serious than that, and is a persistent feeling of sadness, loneliness, grief, uselessness, and emotional pain. If not treated at the right time, it can lead to a person turning suicidal, and one may even try to harm himself/herself or commit suicide. Trauma often can be the cause of depression and love addiction / love avoidance issues. As a licensed professional counselor, I offer professional and expert love addiction therapy in Houston Texas.
What Is Love Addiction?
To put it simply, love addiction is the psychological addition to being in love with love. It often stems from childhood neglect or abuse. Love addicts seek the thrill of “falling in love” to fill the void left by past abuse and neglect.
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Am I A Love Addict?
If you find yourself chasing one relationship after another, never being able to settle down you may be suffering from love addiction.
Classic Signs And Symptoms Of Love Addiction Include:
- Inability To Trust In A Relationship
- Inability to Get To A place Of Security And Familiarity In A Relationship
- Sensation Of Being Unworthy Of Love
- Relying On Your Partner To Make You Happy
- Thinking That Finding Your True Love Will Solve All Your Problems
Treating Love Addiction, Love avoidance, And Relational Trauma
I work with patients experiencing trauma and love addiction, love avoidance issues. Together we create a specialized treatment plan to help you recover and get on a new path. I listen, understand, analyze and evaluate your issues through each therapy session, and then I identify the trauma levels to define the best treatment path to follow. Trauma and love addiction / love avoidance is treatable with therapy. There is hope and you can experience happiness and joy in your life again.
Love Addiction Therapy In Houston
If you are looking for therapy for love addiction in Houston that will help put you on the path to a healthy and happy relationship, contact Renee Ledermann, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Houston Texas.