How To Tell If You're Truly In Love Or Lying To Yourself

Countless movies and love songs portray what we recognize as love, but following these glamorized guidelines only leads to overblown expectations and a false sense of love. Being in love doesn't always result in a happily-ever-after or a fairytale romance. romance lust infatuation Society has a stigma attached to those who are single for "too long" so the pressure to find love mounts. Sometimes we trick ourselves into thinking we've fallen harder than we actually have when we are desperate for a relationship to work. But being in love and happy is not always cut and dry. Building a love that is true, honest and unwavering takes time and has its ups and downs. Here is how to tell if the person who are with is the love of your life or just someone you've convinced yourself that you're in love with. #1 If you think about the other person always, you’re in love. If thoughts come and go, you think you’re in love. When you're in love, hearing a random song on the radio can conjure up thoughts of your partner. Thinking of how they would laugh at a funny joke you just heard, walking down the street and wishing they were holding your hand and being reminded of them in all aspects of your day are signs you are in love. #2 If you’re selfless, you’re in love. If you’re using your partner to fulfill your desires, you think you’re in love. When your partner is hurting, do you wish you could experience their pain so they don't have to? Would you give up everything materialistic just to keep them safe? Selflessness (without feeling you are being used) is a big part of love. An undying compassion runs deeper than infatuation or desire. [bctt tweet="How To Tell If You're Truly In Love Or Lying To Yourself"] #3 If you aren’t faking it, you’re in love. If you find yourself faking it, you think you’re in love. When you take a billion selfies on your dinner date, are you doing this to make the social media world jealous or are you genuinely enjoying yourself so much that you want to capture every minute? When you pay your partner a compliment, do you mean it with all of your heart or are you just hoping they will return the favour? Don't go looking for love out desperation and a longing for something to go right. Love finds it's way in when you least expect it. #4 If you think you’re in love, you’re not in love. In love, you're not thinking. You're not marking on the calendar how many weeks you've been seeing each other. You're not analyzing if you're truly meant for each other. You fall in love without even noticing. And then you'll know. In your soul, you will know. What are your thoughts on love and relationships? Do did you know you were first in love? Source: Elite Daily [caption id="attachment_121913" align="alignleft" width="100"]@BodyRockTV @BodyRockTV[/caption] [caption id="attachment_121912" align="alignleft" width="100"]@BodyRockOfficial @BodyRockOfficial[/caption]

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