Love bombing is characterised by excessive attention, admiration, and affection with the goal to make the recipient feel dependent and obligated to that person,” Sasha Jackson, therapist.
❶ They lavish you with gifts
❷ They can’t stop complimenting you
❸ They bombard you with phone calls and texts
❹ They demand your undivided attention and easily overwhelm you
❺ They try to convince you that you’re soulmates
❻ They’re overly needy and want commitment now
❼ They get upset when you place boundaries
If you suffer from loving bombing or have been a victim of love bombing, this indicates a lack of boundaries and discipline of self-control.
Self-control requires self-mastery over impulses and instant gratification.
No one is perfect at this, but over time you’ll get better at regulating your desires and impulses through daily self-serving habits.