Originally Posted by WhatHappened
I never want to leave when it's time to head home. I think about him in the days in between and even if it's only 24 hours until I see him again, it seems like a long time; I count the hours. I'm distracted thinking about him....
Yet I don't feel 'in love.' I don't feel infatuated. I don't think I feel NRE.
It bothers me because ...
That sure sounds like "in love" / NRE / infatuation to me. Maybe it's just the words themselves that you are uncomfortable with?