This Is Why Lesbians Are More At Risk For Love Addiction

Love addiction, my sweet kittens, is no joke. It’s a very real thing, and, like any addiction, it can really screw up our fragile little lives. I used to vehemently fear that I was a love addict, and then I feared I was a sex addict, and then I finally concluded that I was a love and sex and fantasy addict. … Read More

LGBTQ PRIDE & PULSE STUDY

This study is being conducted by gay & lesbian identified researchers affiliated with the HeadsUp! Lab at Loyola Marymount University If you would like to be a part of the study click the link below. http://q-r.to/PRIDEandPULSE For questions, comments, or more information, please contact Darin Witkovic at 310.568.6681 or headsup@lmu.edu

Taming Your Inner Critic | Dr. Lauren Costine

Taming the inner critic; where it comes from, and why it’s necessary. Sophia Silva is a positive psychology coach and speaker who created www.sophiasilva.org to promote a positive way of life in which people can thrive. She also has a YouTube channel where she streams her “videoblog” with tips and advice, as well as interviews with leading figures. Her latest … Read More

Today is the Anniversary of The Stonewall Riots – June 28th, 1969

Today is the Anniversary of The Stonewall Riots – June 28th, 1969 On the Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, we celebrate the heroes and heroines who have devoted their lives to fighting for LGBTQ rights and we proudly acknowledge all that our community has contributed to the bright fabric of the world. The Stonewall riots happened 47 years ago.  In … Read More

Gay Bars and Their Importance to LGBTQ History

Gay Bars and Their Importance to LGBTQ History The LGBTQ community has grown in strength and numbers today and support has blossomed across the globe like never before but it wasn’t always that way. It wasn’t that long ago that people who identified with a sexuality that fell outside the cultural norm were outsiders, often unwelcome or shunned in public … Read More

Author Lauren Costine discusses “Lesbian Love Addiction

Author Lauren Costine discusses “Lesbian Love Addiction: Understanding the Urge to Merge and How To Heal When Things Go Wrong” (Facebook Live Video Feed, Friday, June 3, at 4:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time.  To view live and comment, visit and “FOLLOW” this Facebook page).  Nicholas Snow is excited to welcome BLVD Treatment Centers’ Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Lauren Costine to speak about her latest book, Lesbian … Read More

Love Addiction and Lesbians – Counselor Magazine

Love Addiction and Lesbians 2016/May-Jun By: Dr. Lauren Costine Have you heard the joke about the lesbian and the U-Haul? It goes like this: What does a lesbian bring on a second date? The punch line, an in-joke about the potent emotional entwinement that happens quickly in lesbian relationships, is a U-Haul. Two dates and it’s a move-in. This harmless … Read More

Dr. Lauren Costine Meets with the White House Office on National Drug Control Policy to Discuss the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

Dr. Lauren Costine Meets with the White House Office on National Drug Control Policy to Discuss the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic America is experiencing an epidemic of prescription opioid and heroin addiction. Dr. Lauren Costine, renowned addiction therapist and author of Lesbian Love Addiction met with Dalen A. Harris, Director of the Office of Intergovernmental and Public Liaison White House … Read More

10 Signs You Have a Problem With Love Addiction

10 Signs You Have a Problem With Love Addiction and Why You Should Do Something About It. A wonderful part of the human experience is finding that close, intimate connection with another human being.  Many parts of our society are built around stimulating that romantic connection and you can see this in film, in dining, in clubs, on TV, in … Read More

Lesbian Dating in the Digital World

Lesbian Dating in Today’s Digital World Dating can be hard no matter how you sexually identify. It may not be difficult for socially outgoing types to meet people, but for lesbians who are not as extroverted or even a little bit shy, it can hard. On top of that, everyone’s working at their jobs and careers trying to get ahead … Read More