The Internet can become dangerously alluring for anyone who already has or is prone to love addiction.If you find yourself spending all or much of your free time online looking for love or having cyber affairs, you may have a problem with love addiction.It didn’t take long for her to get emails from multiple men – something that was very new for her.
As soon as someone catches their eye, they can engage in a virtual chat session with just a few clicks of the mouse – if the other person is also online as well.If they’re not, they can leave a message and connect at a later date.Even when they’re in a relationship many love addicts continue to peruse the profiles on dating sites and social networking sites.With the Internet, there is always someone better out there – if they just keep looking they’re bound to find him sooner or later!Sitting behind her computer rather than face to face gave her a level of confidence she had never experienced before.
In no time she was sharing intimate details of her life with several of these men – none of whom she had actually met.
Love addicts aren’t limited to online dating sites to satisfy their cravings.
Facebook, My Space, and other social networking sites have become another way for them to find a plethora of potential partners.
In some cases, it also becomes very expensive if the addict is paying for memberships to multiple dating sites or chat rooms.
Love addicts are often drawn to the Internet because it allows them to create a false persona. Melissa is a fairly quiet, shy woman in her late 30s.
Relationships quickly develop (sometimes more than one at a time in her case), but they also quickly fizzle due to their intensity.