|1.||case of the mentions|
when someone constantly brings up a crush/significant other in conversation. usually at the start of a new relationship.
more prevalent in females. usually most severe when in small groups made up of friends of the same sex.
friend 1: "i'll have a bud light."
friend 2: "oh, that's john's favorite beer, too!"
friend 1: "you've got a severe case of the mentions!"
friend 2: "i'm sorry! he's just so wonderful. i can't stop thinking about him!"