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Dealing with infatuation

Discussion in 'Singles (Only*)' started by ChristTheRock, Nov 14, 2017.

  1. ChristTheRock

    ChristTheRock New Member

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    How do I deal with an infatuation which is taking over my every moment and thought life? I find it so hard to trust God and His timing when all I want is a relationship.
     
  2. .Mikha'el.

    .Mikha'el. Mod Queue Spam Troll Banner Extraordinaire! Staff Member Supervisor Supporter

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    I fear the only ways to do it are finding someone else to be interested in, or to find qualities about the person which make him undesirable. Prayer always helps. Some here are going to suggest various distraction techniques, but I think they're nothing more than a short-term solution.
     
  3. ImAllLikeOkWaitWat

    ImAllLikeOkWaitWat Everything starts with the man in the mirror

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    Don't worry you aren't the only one on here infatuated with me. The good news is you learn i'm just like everybody else, but it takes time I know.
     
  4. Saucy

    Saucy Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Lobotomy. I've had three and I'm doing pretty good.
     
  5. Swan7

    Swan7 Made in the image of His Grace Supporter

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    So does God. All He wants is His churchbride (people) to be faithful to Him. Perhaps He is trying to tell you something? Ask Him about these consuming thoughts. :) :yellowheart:
     
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  6. sundewgrower

    sundewgrower Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Heart break or reality checks.
     
  7. Noxot

    Noxot far away Supporter

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    sometimes you can burn yourself out with it but madness might creep in
     
  8. Bortsss

    Bortsss a social experiment

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    I think one way to deal with this is by learning to do the opposite of infatuation which is love. Shameless plug for one of my blog posts, but here is a write-up on the very subjective.
    Love vs. Infatuation ~ Tales of Mel
     
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