Article on limerence as pathology

Here’s an interesting article from The Week that outlines some of the history of Dorothy Tennov’s work, and the current tendency to push limerence as a term reserved for pathological obsessive love.

As I’ve said before, I’m not convinced of the value of rebranding limerence as a disorder, as it is a normal part of many people’s experience of love. Tennov certainly didn’t intend this meaning. It will be interesting to see how the field develops.

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