There is a difference between that feeling of love and being “madly in love.” If you long for that magically amazing love that is the focus of so many movies, TV shows, and novels, you may indeed experience it…but not forever.
What is going on in the head/heart of someone “madly in love” with another? Why do they do the things they do? Say the things they say? Make the decisions they make? What if a person is married to one and
Though limerence by its very nature is relatively short-lived (typically lasting somewhere between 3 months and 36 months) it is a very real and intense emotion/feeling. When a person decides to leave a limerent relationship, or if they are the one abandoned by the other, the emotions don’t immediately disappear. READ MORE
Limerence is a feeling of being madly in love with someone. Among its many characteristics are obsessive thinking about that person, changing things about yourself to please that person, and perceiving anyone who stands between you and that person as an enemy. It is a euphoric sensation that has no comparison. Read More.
You probably never meant for it to happen. It’s not as if you went looking for a lover. Click here to read this article.
Limerence is being madly and overwhelmingly in love to the point of obsession. It’s what makes us believe in soul mates and this can have a negative impact on our lives and marriages.