limerence


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limerence

(ˈlɪmɪrəns)
n
a state of mind resulting from romantic attraction, characterized by feelings of euphoria, the desire to have one's feelings reciprocated, etc
[C20: coined by Dorothy Tennov (1928–2007), American psychologist]
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Sombero, with drummer Jeffrey Castro, bassist Jason Rondero, and synth-keyboardist Timothy Abbott is a tight pop-rock and electronic unit that have already proven their worth on the indie band scene when they released their self-produced album "Limerence" two years ago.
This book by Mallami Adekunle has three chapters; Subject, Predicate, and Limerence. He opened up the book with the first chapter which he named Subject.
Tal y como se hablo del Sindrome del corazon roto, la limerencia se adopto como enfermedad de la que se debe explorar su sintomatologia hace relativamente poco tiempo, en la decada de los setenta, cuando la psicologa estadounidense Dorothy Tennov acuno el termino "limerence", para describir la etapa cuando la sensacion de estar enamorado se vuelve desagradable.
Love and limerence: The experience of being in love.
Throughout his latest collection, Einstein's Beach House (2014), Appel's characters tend to wear some of the author's own and very diverse professional hats: there's the ex-attorney in the superb "La Tristresse des Herissons," the superior court judge in "Limerence," a real and a fake doctor in "The Rod of Asclepius," a stern public health officer in "Paracosmos," and a failed linguist in the collection's titular story.
Solidly entertaining, the short stories featured are Hue and Cry; La Tristesse Des Herissons; Strings; Limerence; The Rod of Asclepius; Sharing the Hostage; Paracosmos; and the title story Einstein's Beach House.
Recreate the conditions of limerence (the feeling of being in love) that you had at the beginning of your relationship.
After a honeymoon period, known as the "limerence" phase, which lasted up to 30 months and was dominated by passion, hormones and brain "chemicals", he said that couples should know each other well enough to work through issues as circumstances changed.