- Remember how obsession works, and why it’s unproductive.
- Make a conscious effort to think about other things.
- Keep yourself too busy to (over)think about them.
- Remember that reality is more rewarding than fantasy.
Is it normal to obsess over a crush?
If you’re someone who spends too much time imagining that ‘perfect’ person and you want to break that pattern, psychologist Dr Jarrod White says you should first accept that this behaviour is normal. “It’s something that a lot of people go through.”
Why do I get so obsessive when I like someone?
Trauma or experiences in childhood that lead to an insecure attachment style may lead to fear of abandonment. People with a fear of abandonment may develop obsessive tendencies. People may be fearful to be alone and they may make threats or take impulsive actions in order to prevent a partner from leaving.
What is an obsessive crush called?
Limerence is considered as a cognitive and emotional state of being emotionally attached to or even obsessed with another person, and is typically experienced involuntarily and characterized by a strong desire for reciprocation of one’s feelings—a near-obsessive form of romantic love.