Love Is Like Cocaine - by Helen Fisher | Relationships | Scoop.it
From ecstasy to withdrawal, the lover resembles an addict.

George Bernard Shaw knew the power of romantic love and attachment. Both, I will maintain, are addictions—wonderful addictions when the relationship is going well; horribly negative addictions when the partnership breaks down. Moreover, these love addictions evolved a long time ago, as Lucy and her relatives and friends roamed the grass of east Africa some 3.2 million years ago.