Every one of us on earth is seeking to find true love. True love can be distinguished from infatuation and conditional love. Conditional love is when you feel that you can win love only by certain behaviors and conditions. When we start doing things to gain the approval of others, then, we must surely be subject to conditional love. But true love is the opposite- it is unconditional love. It means we are loved for the person we are-with imperfections and with no conditions attached.
There is no way you can have a control over love and attraction towards someone. You are in love with someone, but still sometimes you like someone and don’t know whether it is love or just an infatuation. Life becomes too much complicated when you are steady in a relationship, but have a special feeling towards someone else.
It is quite a largely believed fact that love happens to all, at least once in their lifetime. But, as we keep on meeting different people in our lives, it becomes difficult to ascertain, that for whom we feel that special thing in our hearts. Some people can get to know at the beginning, while some are confused.
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Most dating singles are skeptical about marriage going the distance, because America has the highest divorce rates in the world. Over half of first marriages end in divorce, with even higher divorce rates for second through forth marriages. Clearly, the love that draws couples together in marriage can't keep half of married couples together through challenging times. How do couples beat the odds and bulletproof a marriage? Understand the true answer to this love test: Is love real or a delusion?
It was his own marriage of 40+ years—plus 35 years of pastoring and marriage counseling—that led Dr. Gary Chapman to publish his first book, 'The Five Love Languages: How To Express Heartfelt Commitment To Your Mate'. It went on to become a best seller, and as a widely-respected expert on love and relationships, he's sharing his relationship wisdom right here with YourTango.
Everybody enjoys being loved, but many struggle to embrace it as they should. You may be one of those people, and up to this point, you may not have accepted that fact.