How do I know I’m in love?
You’ve been dating this chick for months, and she’s amazing! You smile when you think about her, and you want to be around her all the time.
But, there’s a part of you that’s confused.
You might wonder if this is really love. After everything that had happened to you, now you’re unsure, maybe even a little pessimistic.
How would you know if you’re really in love wit her?
Read this article, it has some good insights. And at the end, you’ll be thinking “Oh, THAT’s how I’ll know”.
– Carlos Xuma
Title: How do I know I’m in love?
When people ask me, I always answer with a question, one that I learned from an old man. There is always an answer.
Eleven years ago, I was in the last throes of despair with my ex-wife. I didn’t much like her, nor she me. Within a year, we would be divorced. She was the kind who slept in another room — sometimes another room in a nearby city. Me, I gleefully flew off to Scotland on a moment’s notice. It was like that. We tolerated one another, and no more.
In matters of love, tolerance is a waste of time, the fire-suppression system for passion. We’re talking about the person here, not their annoying quirks — it is incumbent upon you to accept the quirks of a loved one. If you can’t love a person’s type-A tendencies, her habitual misspellings, her inability to tell north from south, then you are on the slippery slope toward tolerating one another. And if you only tolerate, then…