Limerence doesn't happen to everyone, but it does happen to a significant portion of the population. If you suspect that you might be limerent. Psychologist Dorothy Tennov's book Love and Limerence: The Experience of Being in Love () gives an insight into that involuntary feeling. A support community for all those impacted by limerence.
Introduction to limerence, my story, symptoms and causes. A support community for all those impacted by limerence. The late University of Bridgeport psychologist Dorothy Tennov devised a word to describe Ursula's kind of impossible crush: " limerence." In her book, Love. Limerence: The potent grip of obsessive love. By Nick Lehr, Science of Us. Updated AM ET, Mon October 10.