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Advice: Quizzes > Are You a Love Junkie?

Are you just head over heels or a complete head-case when it comes to love? Take this quiz to find out!

Falling in love is wonderful, but over-attachment to an object of desire or that dizzy state is unhealthy and can spell danger. Being out of control and too "high" on love is just as destructive as an addiction to alcohol, drugs, food or shopping. In the questions below, check the answer that most applies to you.

1. When I fall in love, I ...

A) Get so giddy I can't concentrate and lose interest in anything else

B) Feel happy, but keep my nose to the grindstone

2. When I meet someone who seems perfect for me, I ...

A) Get excited that he is "the one" right away

B) Take a "wait and see" attitude

3. My feeling about love is that ...

A) It’s all I live for

B) It’s a part of life that's fulfilling

4. When my love interest calls but I have other plans, I ...

A) Cancel them right away

B) Keep my prior agreements unless it's easy to change them

5. My emotions when I’m in love ...

A) Go through extremes of highs and lows in cycles I can't stop

B) Can go up and down but the thrill or fears calm down

6. My physical state when I’m in love ...

A) Goes through long periods where I can hardly eat or sleep

B) Remains basically the same, although some days or nights my appetite or sleep changes

7. When I meet someone I'm wild about, my mood ...

A) Goes through wild swings, from being massively happy to being desperately depressed

B) Has ups and downs but I can manage to come back to my normal emotional state

8. When my feelings get sparked by someone I love, I ...

A) Am powerless to control them

B) Get a grip on myself

9. When love is not in my life, I ...

A) Become seriously depressed and desperate to find the "one"

B) Get on with life until something romantic happens

10. When a love affair ends, I ...

A) Panic, feeling the world has come to an end

B) Get sad but know that I must move on

11. Life without that "special someone" ...

A) Feels empty

B) Is not as good as it could be but I can find satisfaction in other ways


Tally up the number of "A's" you selected and look below to get your results.

7 or More "A's": You're a love junkie.

Too quick to fall in love, and hit too hard when love ends, you're caught in a love trap, likely addicted to love. Get more control over your feelings by giving infatuation more time to grow and see what happens. Like addictions to other substances, addiction to love requires recognizing your emotional needs, regaining control over urges, finding other sources of fulfillment. Medication and therapy helps in extreme cases before you lose your job, friends or your mind.

4 to 6 "A's": You're on the verge of being a love junkie.

While you haven't quite lost control over all your senses when love appears, you’re still too focused on Prince Charming solving your life problems. Instead of desperately seeking love from an outside person, do things to love yourself.

Under 4 "A's": You're a level-headed lover.

Like every healthy person, you enjoy being in love but it doesn't drive your life or edge out anything else. You know that the thrill can come and go. Keep that reasonable head on your shoulders so you can still enjoy the moment without sabotaging the rest of your life.

For more dating advice visit Fox News’ iMag (www.fncimag.com)!

October 25, 2009 | Registered CommenterDr. Judy Kuriansky