Limerence in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Limerence

the overwhelming need to be with or receive similar feelings from another person that manifests in physical trembling and pain when the other person is not around. Beyond simple infatuation or lust

Examples of Limerence in a sentence

When Romeo first laid eyes on Juliet, he was struck with such limerence that his need for her became like a drug that could only be satisfied by returned feelings. ðŸ”Š

Love at first sight is a form of limerence that creates such a strong desire to be with another person that it feels like love without ever having met.  ðŸ”Š

People originally thought that limerence was caused by Cupid’s arrow, but instant attraction combined with and overwhelming need to be with a person is actually a chemical reaction. ðŸ”Š

Limerence is beyond infatuation or a simple crush-it is the inability to function without the one you desire.  ðŸ”Š

Some argue that stalking is a form of limerence because the need to be around your object of affection becomes an obsession.  ðŸ”Š

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