What isn't normal, however, is how quickly you to fall into a serious relationship.
If we experienced trauma in the past, whether that's with parents or with past relationships, we may try and fill the void with dating people who are similar. Deborah Ward, author of the book "Overcoming Low Self-Esteem with Mindfulness," explains in a different blog post that there is a psychological theory that we are attracted to people who remind us of our parents. Much like a fizzy bath bomb, love bombing occurs at the start of a whirlwind romance, when things are new and fun and exciting. You're talking to them so much you start to believe you were made for each other. You have successfully emailed the post. Love bombing is the reinforcement, where the abuser showers you with love if you act how they want you to.