Welcome to Living with Limerence
Learn all about limerence and how to live with it, how to improve your relationships as a limerent (or partner of a limerent), and how to recover when you are caught in the mental trap of obsessive infatuation.
Unlock the knowledge that can help you thrive.
What is limerence?
Information about limerence and how to manage it
A guide for professionals
The evidence base for limerence summarised for coaches and therapists
How to get rid of limerence
Practical steps to overcoming destructive infatuation
The essential guide to limerence
Everything you ever wanted to know about limerence and how to live with it in one handy guide
The Limerence quiz
Are you a limerent? Find out by taking this quick quiz:
All the latest articles about limerence and how to survive it.
My father died last week. I’m now immersed in a new world that I was previously unaware of – or rather,…
A philosopher’s response to limerence
“Reader” sent me a fascinating article this week, from the New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2023/03/13/agnes-callard-profile-marriage-philosophy It details the experience of a philosophy professor…
Coffeehouse: escaping the shadow of first limerence
It’s been a while since we last checked in at the LwL coffeehouse. Home of sense-making, wise words and occasional balderdash…
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Why are they leading me on?
A woman’s greatest ambition is to inspire love Molière Limerence is an extreme manifestation of a near-universal human desire – to…
A personal note on adversity
For six years, I have written this blog, and added a new post every Saturday morning at 9 am UK time.…
What makes a good romantic partner?
Life has really happened to me this week, so in lieu of the next post on purposeful living, here’s a video…
Quickstart guides, community forum and online courses
All the resources we have for how to survive limerence and live with purpose. Find the support you need.
Find out more about Dr L and the living with limerence community