HANGING ON THE TELEPHONE
The old line “Anything an alcoholic has ever let go of has claw marks all over it” applies double for addicts. Especially love addicts. We not only won’t let go of the actual person, we won’t even let go of the fantasy of what the relationship should be, could be, or might have been. Love addicts spend an inordinate amount of time rescripting the past, perseverating (I just learned that word....