How to stop an obsession

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Anonymous #1
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Think I am obsessed with someone, I don't know how to stop.


If you have been in my situation before, how did you stop being so (romantically or otherwise) obsessed about him/her?
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prysed
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Easy, I got to know them. The illusion of perfection vanishes pretty quick when you realise they are like everyone else, with their own flaws.
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(Original post by prysed)
Easy, I got to know them. The illusion of perfection vanishes pretty quick when you realise they are like everyone else, with their own flaws.
I don't mind flaws and even if they are flawed, it won't detract from their overall appeal unless they are a horrible person or something.


I just wish there was a quicker way, easier one.
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i agree with whoever commented up there. try to get to know them, even if you still like them after that the liking will become more real and less airy fairy in your head or idolised.
id say dont stalk their socials because it's gonna make you romanticise them more since theyre only putting up what they want people to see. especially on instagram. twitter's a little bit better of a social to stalk if you must cuz you can get a general feel for their opinions and whatnot.
but yeah id say either just get to know them, be friends, and go from there, or try to focus on something else and distract yourself until you eventually forget. personally i do this with music or art or watching movies or hanging out with friends.
i know youre asking for something fast but this is more of a retraining of your mind to appreciate other things and not be fixated on one subject which is gonna take a little time and a lot of effort, but each day it'll become easier the more you implement healthy practices.
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