The normal thing when meeting someone special in love or at the beginning of a romantic relationship is that you cannot get that person out of your head . As you will be attracted to her , it is common for you to idealize her and see in her nothing more than good things, which will make sure that during day and night there are details that remind you of her physical or personality traits that you like so much.

During the first phase of falling in love , the most intense, it is likely that you have the boyfriend or girlfriend in mind more often than when the relationship is consolidated , if you start dating, or nothing happens between you. and, little by little, these intense illusions of the first crush fade over time .

Thus, it is normal to think of the person you love during the beginning of love or in the first days of a relationship. However, it is one thing to think repeatedly about a person and another, not so good for your mental health, is to obsess over that person . In most cases this obsession occurs in the love field, but you could also become obsessed with someone in a negative way , be it a family member with whom you do not get along or a co-worker who wants to make your life impossible. .

Am I obsessed with someone?

In the field of love this obsession can be present due to the need for dependence on the other person . In the event that you are obsessed with your beloved or beloved , you will believe that you can do nothing if it is not in his company. This total dependence will make you feel insecure and afraid if you are not with him or her, also making you constantly think about him or her.

If you do not have enough confidence in yourself to be able to do things alone, without depending on the person you love, surely you will not have confidence in others either . What can lead you to think the worst and believe that the person you love is cheating on you or is not telling you the truth at all times, which could lead to irrational fears and jealousy that could be very poisonous to your romantic relationship , in the case it has started.

What do I do if I am obsessed with someone?

The fact of constantly thinking about a person will make you idealize them or imagine situations in your mind that perhaps have never happened. This accumulation of mental images may significantly affect the way you perceive the loved one , causing you to have a probably wrong idea of ​​how they really are or how they would act, which could lead to possible disappointments when knowing their reactions. real or their attitudes, beyond what you could have imagined.

In the event that it is very difficult for you to be able to ward off this obsession or a refusal towards a person with whom you do not have a good relationship, it is best to go to a mental health professional. The psychologist or psychiatrist will be able to help you, better than anyone, to determine and understand the degree of the obsession and they will give you the appropriate treatment in order to progressively eliminate it from your life, so that you can take charge of it and be as happy and full as you deserve. 

Elle Mcdonald

I am Elle Mcdonald Specializations in Psychology . Graduated in psychology from the University of Tennessee in 2000. Diploma of Advanced Studies in the Department of Personality, Evaluation and psychological treatments with excellent results.

First Level of Master in Clinical Psychology at the Center for Behavioral Therapists (recognized with a scientific-professional nature by the College of Psychologists)

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