Obsessive dating behavior
In an effort to strengthen relationships between individuals with OCD and their family members, and to promote understanding and cooperation within households, we have developed the following list of useful guidelines.These guidelines are meant as tools for family members to be tailored for individual situations, sometimes more powerfully employed with the help of a therapist with expertise in working with OCD.
Hi, I wonder if anyone could help me figure out something... Im now 34, from the age of I realy dont know when...Limerence (also infatuated love) is a state of mind which results from a romantic attraction to another person and typically includes obsessive thoughts and fantasies and a desire to form or maintain a relationship with the object of love and have one's feelings reciprocated.Psychologist Dorothy Tennov coined the term "limerence" for her 1979 book, Love and Limerence: The Experience of Being in Love, to describe a concept that had grown out of her work in the mid-1960s, when she interviewed over 500 people on the topic of love.since my memory started at the age of say 2 i would body rock.I'd lie on the floor and rock for between a few minutes up to 6 hours or more.Limerence is sometimes also interpreted as infatuation, or what is colloquially known as a "crush".
However, in common speech, infatuation includes aspects of immaturity and extrapolation from insufficient information, and is usually short-lived.
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So it is essential that you learn to view these features as signals of OCD and not as personality traits.