You are emotionally attached to him, so missing your boyfriend is par for the course.
Feelings do get stronger over time.
This happens especially when you are in a close relationship where you both share almost everything.
When your boyfriend is gone, a physical and emotional part of you is missing.
It’s like you are missing your other physical half.
This emotional attachment has a lot to do with the chemicals released in our brain as we fall in love.
It’s a strong emotion.
Dopamine is one such chemical.
It makes you feel euphoric, elated and attached.
The experiences you are going through right now are a consequence of a deluge of both physiological and psychological triggers.
These triggers are profound.
In addition, there is a part of you that is worried when your boyfriend is not around.
You feel like for whatever reason, you are missing out on something, not liking the idea that he is around other people.
Not to say you are the jealous type, but you feel like you deserve to be the one taking up most of his time and when he is among others, you are missing out on that time.
You miss him.
There is a sense of ownership that comes with these feelings that only get stronger with time.
That sense of ownership is potent.
It’s the same thing that happens when you get attached to a pet for instance.
Noticing that the pet is giving a little bit too much attention to a friend or family member, you feel left out.
It is a natural human reaction when you experience emotional attachment.
Though you are feeling the emotional attachment, it’s imperative that you don’t get too caught up in it.
Avoid thinking too much about it.
Focus on other activities when the thoughts are too much.
This prevents clinginess and overbearingness from setting in, which turns off most guys and your boyfriend is no different.
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