This is what “PEOPLE who have NEWLY fallen in LOVE” and DRUG addicts have in common

Adopted from the following great insight shared by David Rock from the book Your Brain at Work

New lovers tend to “lose their minds” and do all sorts of crazy things in the heat of the moment. One study showed that new lovers’ brains have a lot in common with people on cocaine. Dopamine is sometimes called the “drug of desire.” Too much dopamine, from being “high with excitement,”