In the early stages of a relationship, mystery increases excitement. You spend so much time thinking about the person that you convince yourself that you really like him or her. Infatuation is powerful and can prevent you from thinking clearly or rationally, literally giving you a high. Thankfully, this is temporary, though it does not always have a happy ending. Infatuation does not necessarily lead to love. How do you bounce back from a love story gone awry? Find closure. Whether it’s through keeping a journal or talking to your friends, infatuation is temporary and soon you will be on to greener pastures.

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