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Some people have a glass (or a bottle) of wine; Mary has romance.
What they fail to understand is that limerence (and the neurochemical rush that drives it) are temporary sensations.
Common traumas include neglect, abandonment, inconsistent parenting, and emotional, physical, psychological and/or sexual abuse (including covert incest), among others.
Regardless of the nature of early-life trauma, love addicts typically learn early in their lives that becoming vulnerable in an attempt to bond in healthy ways is dangerous and to be avoided at all costs.
She reasons that if Anastasia could find such a deep romantic intensity with Christian, then she can find the perfect man too. Plus, her ability to self-soothe with romantic fantasies about Anastasia and Christian (or about herself and whomever it is that she met and fell for that day) is what gets her through her life.
It’s her go-to coping mechanism whenever she’s feeling blue.