4. Being in love means having a balance
Wanting to be around someone isn’t a bad thing, it means you love them and enjoy their company.
But when you’re in love you understand that a balance is necessary. Sometimes you need to give the other person space to do their own thing and be alone or see their own friends.
Deep down, you know at the end of the day they are coming home to you.
5. Being in love involves a lot of emotions
There are a lot of highs and lows when it comes to being in love.
Love can last for a while, but the second there is a problem, it could all go away. But when you’re in love with someone, no matter what happens, you never feel like things are crashing and burning.
6. Being in love is how you make them feel
Most people when asked “Why do you love this person?” will often respond with “I like how they make me feel.” That answer is fine, but it doesn’t mean you are in love with them.
If you are more concerned about how you make your partner feel, then it’s a sign of true love.
7. Being in love is about partnership
When you love someone, you want everyone to know. But that’s ownership, not a partnership.
You want the whole world to know that they are yours, so you label them, making them your property.
When you’re in love, ownership doesn’t matter. Both of you know you’re an item, and that’s all that matters. You don’t feel the need to declare it all the time.
8. Being in love is effortless
When people complain about their relationships, they often say that “it shouldn’t be this hard.”
Well, there’s some truth to that. If you’re really in love with someone, things shouldn’t be hard.
Please don’t think I’m saying that being in love with someone will all be roses and rainbows, but the work you put into relationships shouldn’t feel like work.
After a rocky month with your partner, you’ll still be in love with them if it’s real.
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