You never know when a simple infatuation can turn into a loving, lasting relationship. There are some research-backed signs that someone is secretly attracted to you.
According to Sternberg’s Triangular Theory of Love, love is made up of three components: intimacy, passion, and commitment. He identifies eight types of love, which can be described as different combinations of these three elements.
Infatuation- When you find someone who’s absolutely perfect.
Love- When you realize they aren’t perfect and it doesn’t matter.
You don’t get to decide when you fall in love and when you fall out of it.
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The unwelcome realization that the connection, the spark, the romance is fading away, and that your partner loves you, but they are not in love with you, can be devastating.
In real love, you want the other person’s good. In romantic love, you want the other person. ~Margaret Anderson
When it’s not love…