Fascinating quote that compares the brain of a “New Lover” with that of a “Drug Addict”

Adopted from David Rock’s 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,”