In terms of how it feels, infatuation is the breathless, heart racing high which people crave with its heady dose of dopamine, testosterone and adrenaline.
A time-honoured cure for the one who 'has a tendre...infatuated' is to have 'thrown them continually together..doing so you will cure...[or] you will know that it is not an infatuation'.
If you hope for love, but keep getting infatuated over and over again, you might be addicted to falling in love, suggests Finding Stone Counseling's website.
With hard work and honesty you can stop the infatuation habit, learning how to recognize and build a healthy relationship.
One I recall was a tongue-darter -- very disconcerting and unromantic.
And another one was worse, he had bad breath and tasted like a dried-out steak every time I kissed him. The bottom line is that rejections are a fact of life -- we all experience them and we all hurt when we do.
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The second, 'evaluation..well be sound although the craving or love remains unaffected by it'; while 'a third type is that of the agent who exhibits bad judgement and misevaluation for reasons such as ignorance or recklessness', regardless of their desire. The patient, in Freud's words, 'develops a special interest in the person of the doctor...never tires in his home of praising the doctor and of extolling ever new qualities in him'.