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Overcoming Limerence

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Anonymoususer1938 Thu 30-Nov-17 08:15:44

Is there a way to do this? How does one tell the difference between normal heartbreak and limerence?

itsalottery Thu 30-Nov-17 08:19:11

Interesting question. I think there must be a fine line. Same method to get over both though I reckon...day by day..one foot in front of the other and gradually it gets easier.

gingerclementine Thu 30-Nov-17 08:22:36

Focus as deeply and thoroughly as you can on all other aspects of your life. make small, reachable goals or projects regarding your health, fitness, career, friends, contributing to society etc. Bit by bit your focus will shift away from the other person and centre itself again in your own life.

gingerclementine Thu 30-Nov-17 08:23:38

That's true of heartache or limerence. Works whichever one it turns out to be. You need to take good, loving care of yourself and make your life as full and rewarding as you can so you don't need another person to feel complete or happy or fulfilled or worthy.

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