Rachel Resnick is a self-confessed Love Junkie. Her life has consisted of a continuous stream of men, all of whom have treated her badly, and yet she chose them and has convinced herself that she cannot live without them. Obsessive and possessive, she allows herself to be humiliated and degraded in her pursuit of love.
Finding herself single, broke, depressed and childless, Rachel is determined to break the cycle. But to do this, she has to face the troubled past that she has been trying desperately to escape. Looking back on her damaged childhood and lifelong pattern of ruinous relationships, Love Junkie describes Rachel's harrowing emotional journey from addiction and despair to intimacy and hope, which gives her the chance to come to terms with her past and find a way to heal her damaged life.