Wednesday, 24 February 2016

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TRUE LOVE AND INFATUATION...

                
                            


“True love is taking the risk that it won’t be a happily ever after. True love is joining hands with the man who loves you for who you are and saying I am not afraid to believe in you”.-Cara Lockwood.        

One of the greatest mistakes two people make is to confuse infatuation with true love. 

Infatuation is the strong chemistry that brings a male and female together. 

True love is not a s*xual feeling that suddenly demands to be satisfied or a romantic desire to be with one person. 

There is a common saying that love is blind but i don't think so. 

Infatuation is blind; love is all-seeing and accepting. Love is seeing all the flaws and blemishes and accepting them. 

Love is accepting the bad habits and mannerism, and working around them. 

Love is recognizing all the fears and insecurities, and knowing your role is to comfort and support. Love is putting another person’s happiness before your own.

Love is working through all the challenges and obstacles. Infatuation is fragile and will shatter when life is not perfect. Love is strong and it strengthens because it is real.     

According to a marriage therapist, Dr. Pat Love, infatuation is merely the earliest stage of love. It shouldn’t be confused with true love. 

True love begins after the post-rapture stage of infatuation, when the novelty of the new relationship wears off and familiarity sets in. 

It happens when you move from "butterflies in the stomach" stage to real commitment and attachment. 

Some couples become confused about this stage, assuming falsely that they chose the wrong mate.    



In fact, this is the point of a relationship when the reality of true love can set in. This is a common process in most relationships. 

Two people come together through the normal chemistry of the body and from that point on, the couple begins to know each other and work out their differences without hurting each other. 

They know they have true love and can survive together no matter what they face. True love comes from wisdom, experience and outgoing concern for the other person. 

It comes when a husband and wife settle into a shared relationship where each one gives themselves to their partner and their marriage.                                  

It amazes me when a new acquaintance suddenly declares his undying love for me without first knowing me properly. 

Seriously, I've had several experiences with guys who I just meet and the next thing they do is to chat me and say 'Baby, I love you'. 

It really baffles me and I just wonder if they really know the meaning of the word "love".    

At its core, love is a decision to be committed to another person. It is far more than a fleeting emotion as portrayed on television, magazines and romance novels. 

Feelings come and go, but a true decision to be committed lasts forever and that is what defines true love. 

It is a decision to be committed through ups and downs, the good, the bad and the ugly.                                                         

Love isn't always going to be perfect. It isn't a fairy tale that ends with happily ever after. 

In love, you have to overcome obstacles, face challenges and fight to be together no matter what it takes. You have to hold on and never let go no matter what. 

If you've ever loved someone before or you're still in love with a certain someone, you're the bravest person on earth. Only the brave risk their lives by falling in love! 

Now, you know the difference; be sure of which before saying "I love you" to a girl.



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