How do I stop being emotionally addicted?
Have patience: Most people develop emotional addictions after decades, so its unrealistic to expect instant change. Dedicate yourself to the process, but take breaks when needed. Re-programming how your brain responds to circumstances takes time. Keep your chin up and celebrate the small victories along the way.
How do you get rid of an addiction?
12 Steps to Break Your Addiction to a PersonKeep a Relationship Log. Find the Patterns. Write Memos to Yourself. Make Connections. Foster a Supportive Network. Complete Your Sentences. Be Aware of Your Body. Nurture Your Core Fantasies.More items •Feb 20, 2011
Why is it so hard to get out of a toxic relationship?
Familiarity. It is quite common for those of us who have been raised in families with intense dynamics, absent (physically or emotionally) or overly critical and toxic parent(s), that we find it difficult to leave such a relationship because we simply find the environment familiar. Not nice, not pleasant, just familiar