Category: Relationships

Changing Old Patterns by Attending to Their Opposites: Curing Limerence

Curing limerence can be challenging, but introducing indifference into your mindset can help gradually reduce its intensity. Here are some steps to cultivate indifference and move past limerence: It’s important to remember that everyone’s journey to healing is unique, and the process may take time and effort. Cultivating indifference doesn’t mean suppressing emotions; it’s about […]

Intrusive Thinking Caused by Limerence

Limerence is an intense emotional state characterized by an obsessive infatuation and longing for another person, typically involving romantic or sexual attraction. Coined by psychologist Dorothy Tennov in her 1979 book “Love and Limerence: The Experience of Being in Love,” limerence is considered a form of involuntary and intrusive thinking about the object of one’s […]