Ask Alice: Good Lovin’ Gone Bad: Teens and Relationship Addiction

In this episode of Ask Alice, she interviews fellow counselor and author, Kristen Hatton, to explore what causes adolescents to crave constant dating relationships. The two discuss warning signs of a child who is addicted to a relationship, as well as the chemical impacts on their brains. Alice and Kristen also articulate ways that parents can enter a conversation and voice concerns about a relationship to their teen.


Raising a Strong Daughter in a Toxic Culture by Meg Meeker

Codependent No More by Melanie Beattie

Get Your Story Straight by Kristen Hatton

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