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the size of the world

Have you ever been around a couple who is so wrapped up in themselves that no one else in their world matters?  To me, I feel like I can't trust them.  This is about the shift of their world.
When not in a relationship, they're quite social and available.  They're easy to talk to because they actually listen and care.  Their minds aren't completely occupied by them and their partner's relationship.
When in a relationship, they're never available; and when they are available, they're not really 'there'.  I don't know what's going on in their head, but I gather they're daydreaming about their partner.
I've never been in love, but when/if I ever am I hope that my world doesn't shrink.  I still want to be friends with, well, my friends; I still want to be able to function in society.  While I will love and be devoted to my partner, I will not ditch the rest of humanity, my world won't shrink to just me and him.  Sure, I'd love t…