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i have never loved anyone, how do i learn to love, or is this from brain damage?

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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 28 years experience
Probably not: Probably not. To date i haven t seen any study describing this situation as a disability caused by brain damage. Therapy may help. Good luck !
Dr. Stephen Richards
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Love: I'm sorry. You should have this discussion with your family doctor.

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