Warning signs of dating someone with obsessive behavior
Obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD features a pattern of unwanted thoughts and fears obsessions that lead you to do repetitive behaviors compulsions. These obsessions and compulsions interfere with daily activities and cause significant distress. You may try to ignore or stop your obsessions, but that only increases your distress and anxiety. Ultimately, you feel driven to perform compulsive acts to try to ease your stress. Despite efforts to ignore or get rid of bothersome thoughts or urges, they keep coming back. This leads to more ritualistic behavior — the vicious cycle of OCD.
The country music legend believed that anything, no matter how good, can become bad for a person if made excessively available, anything except love, of course. You see, unadulterated love is a beautiful thing, one that only makes better when gotten or given right. Love can, however, be mistaken, for other things that look like it, especially when the recipient has in one way or another been missing out on it. More so, the idealized portrayal of love by mainstream media has certainly not helped. People obsessed define love very uniquely, and sometimes, it can get dangerous and unhealthy very quickly. Also, people have equally become consumed with the idea of obsessive love without even knowing, they end up letting someone with self-esteem issues in, and later find out the person is strangely obsessive over them.
Trust your intuition and take the warning signs seriously. If you feel unsafe, you may well be, and should seek help. Harmless for the ordinary listener, these types of songs may serve as sinister anthems for stalkers of women. Perhaps the woman was too kind to him early on and he heard what he wanted to hear rather than what she actually meant to say.
Do you find yourself gravitating toward partners who are dominating, controlling, or both? Early relationships are often based on projected material. We gravitate to people who let us do what we know how to do. The early patterns of interactions that we learned with our opposite-sex parent might lead us to the same patterns again, that which we know how to do: our comfort zone.