"Non-action verbs" are not used with the present continuous and present perfect continuous

"Non-action verbs" are not used with the present continuous and present perfect continuous tenses.

Examples of non-action verbs:

seem, want, like, own, believe, prefer, possess

Notice that these have no action associated with them.

Example sentences:

NO: It is seeming like you don't want to help me.

YES: It seems like you don't want to help me.

NO: I am wanting to spend more time with you.

YES: I want to spend more time with you.

NO: I have been liking you for a long time.

YES: I have liked you for a long time.

NO: I have been owning this house for eight years.

YES: I have owned this house for eight years.