21 Ways You Can Know That What You’re Feeling Is Really True Love

21 Ways You Can Know That What You’re Feeling Is Really True Love
Sex
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Love is a pretty powerful drug. When you feel it, you really feel it. It can suspend time, making the whole world seem still except for you two.

It feeds you more than any nourishment; you feel full in the presence of love.

But there’s a vast difference between love and true love. True love knows no depth. It’s an endless tunnel that sweeps you up in the whirlwind and you’re never quite free from it. It stays with you. And you hope this person will too.

True love isn’t ordinary. It doesn’t come around often and that’s how you’ll know it’s genuine.

….Or, you know, you could read this list and find out for yourself. Here are the 21 signs you are truly in love with your partner:

1. You see something and instead of thinking how happy it makes you, you think about how happy it would make them.

2. You feel more at home with them than you’ve ever felt in your entire life. Even when you were 7 and had all the stuffed animals in the world.

3. You find yourself singing Macy Gray at various times throughout the day.

4. You can get all-out mad or depressed or happy or whatever it is that you are in front of them. And you know it won’t change how they feel about you.

5. Patience: It doesn’t matter how long it takes for them to understand something, you enjoy spending the time teaching or learning from them.

6. You have the option to wear your go-to outfit, but still take an extra five minutes to get ready.

7. You live for their quirks. You love that they take up the entire dance floor when they break a move. You love that you can’t share meals because they hate chicken. You love that they will discuss celebrities like they’re your real friends. You’d much rather have them be weird than anyone else.

8. You still go over to their place no matter how late at night it is and how tired you feel. It’s always worth it.

9. You don’t desire other people. Yes, you might find some of them attractive, but no part of you wants them.

10. Their happiness means more than your own.

11. You willingly give in to the things you normally don’t compromise on.

12. You never grow tired of their company. It’s always just better when they are there. Even if you two don’t fill the silence, you’re content simply knowing they are present.

13. You have moments of insecurity but their reassurance makes you realize it doesn’t matter. Only when they say things will be fine do you genuinely believe it.

14. You associate certain scents with them. Cut grass reminds you of the time after your morning run. Football leather brings you to autumn evenings spent playing catch in the leaves. And don’t get us started on the smell of their pillow….

15. You dream of all the ways you can take care of them more than you dream of all the ways you want them to take care of you.

16. You never don’t want to listen to them – even when they sing Motown absolutely terribly in the shower.

17. When you do fight — it’s part of loving someone — you truly don’t want to be mad at them. You don’t talk badly about them after it’s resolved either because you know their actions came from a good place.

18. As if it’s even possible, you find them to be even cuter when they are sleeping. (I promise this isn’t creepy…)

19. They can come at you with anything — news, secrets, maybe even a baseball bat — and you won’t judge or hate them for it.

20. You wake up happy if only because you get to see them that day.

21. Neither of you think about Channing Tatum during sex.

Top Photo Courtesy: Tumblr

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Laura Argintar

Laura Argintar is a Senior Women's Editor at Elite Daily, comedienne and low-key science nerd. Listed among her achievements are performing stand-up throughout New York City, graduating with honors from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science and being the first woman in history to twerk at a 2 Chainz concert. LARG – as her friends call her – enjoys covering women’s topics, watching celebrities self-destruct and rising to any occasion.

More In Sex

Sex Dan Scotti

If It Was Good, You Would Know: 5 Things Men Need To Stop Saying In Bed

The bed is a magical, whimsical place. It’s a haven for passionate moments and, inevitably, passionate words. It’s also a place for sloppy drunk hookups and outrageous remarks. The latter is what we’ll focus on in this piece. For some reason, guys feel like they’re invincible after they have sex with a woman – and, […]

Sex Gillian Fuller

Mixxxer Is The Tinder For People Who Just Want To Have Sex ASAP

Since its inception, dating app Tinder gained a reputation for being about casual sex rather than real relationships. However, there’s a new app just for hooking up that those seeking casual sex can use instead. You can avoid any confusion and get straight to the point. The app, Mixxxer, makes it clear it is not a […]

Sex Cashie Rohaly

The Truth About Soul Mates Is That You Can Have More Than One

We have been taught by fairytales and Nicholas Sparks films to associate the term “soul mate” with one person we are destined to meet by the work of fate. From there, we fall madly in love and upkeep this romantic love forever. But, that is not what a true soul mate is. This mentality that […]

Sex Lauren Martin

F*ck It: 13 Reasons Why The Only Person Worth Marrying Is My BFF

 “It isn’t a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” — Friedrich Nietzsche We’ve known each other for years, we have great chemistry and there’s nothing we can’t talk about. We know each other’s bad habits, quirks and exactly what pisses each other off. We find each other attractive, charming […]

Also On Elite

Politics

US Attorney General Eric Holder Resigned: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

United States Attorney General Eric Holder resigned yesterday, September 24, 2014. President Barack Obama made a formal, televised announcement from the White House, assuring citizens that Holder would not step down until his replacement has been named. The news came amongst airstrikes and threats of terror in the Middle East, which ensured that this story would not […]

Humor

Health Freaks Who Avoid GMOs Don’t Even Know What GMOs Are (Video)

GMO does not stand for “general modified ingredient” or “corn bad stuff.” After hearing dozens of his friends talk about the lengths they go to avoid GMOs, Jimmy Kimmel wondered if any of them could explain what they actually do to your body, or even what the acronym means. He visited a local farmers market […]

World

The Reality Of A Syrian Refugee As Told By This Note Is Truly Heartbreaking

UN refugee worker Nasser Touaibia has seen many heartbreaking things during his career, but one Syrian refugee has tugged at his heartstrings. On a routine walk through Jordan’s Za’atari Camp, home to thousands of Syrian refugees, a man Touaibia had never seen before passed him a handwritten note. The letter is the tale of a […]

Sports

Week 4 Rundown: What’s Buzzing In The NFL This Week

The infamous elevator tape is still making headlines off the field. This week, the saga has grown to include ESPN personality Bill Simmons. Simmons, on his podcast, says, in reference to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: If you put him up on a lie detector test that guy would fail. For all those people to pretend […]

Humor

Man Who’s Had Sex With 700 Cars Talks About The Night It Started (Video)

There are people out there who are perfectly happy going through life only having sex in the missionary position under the covers with the lights out. Most people, however, find something that excites them a little bit more. When Edward Smith was 14 years old, he discovered one thing in particular that piqued his interest […]