In the expanded third edition of her breakthrough book Is It Love or Is It
Addiction, Dr. Brenda Schaeffer offers readers an expert prognosis of love addiction: what it is and what it is not, how to identify it, and, even more important, how to get out of it. Stories of indviduals struggling to develop sound relationships illustrate the characteristics of healthy love and help readers to free themselves to live with more compassion, joy, and trust.
Included is the most up-to-date information about the biological basis of addictive behaviors, the effects of sexual and relationship addictions on achieving true intimacy, and the impact of technology on relationships. Schaeffer also explores the influence of past abuse and trauma on the predisposition to love addiction.