Love, Lust or Sex? 10 Tips in Understanding Your Relationship


If you are completely focused on their body and sex appeal, you probably have strong lustful feeling

Love and lust is a very difficult concept to differentiate from. While dating someone, it is easy to become completely infatuated with your significant other, but how do you know if it genuine or not? A few ways to tell if it is lust or love is to consider what you thoughts go through your mind once you see your significant other.


Focusing on his body

If you are completely focused on their body and sex appeal, you probably have strong lustful feelings.

Sexual daydreams

Having strong fantasies of sexual encounters and or fulfilling these desires is a strong sign that you are caught up in your partner’s looks, rather than their emotions.

Avoiding “The Talk”

Another strong sign of lustful feelings instead of love is avoiding the topic of your relationship. Do you constantly ignore the “talk” you both must have in order to define your relationship? If so, this fantasy of a relationship is most likely based on sexual feelings rather than emotional feelings. ​

Leaving after Sex

An even more obvious notion of this type of distinction you want to leave directly after having sex with your partner. Most couples who have a strong sexual and emotional connection want to enjoy each other’s company, even after having sex. This means cuddling, getting food or just relaxing with each other.  

Voice inside your head

The last final sign of having lustful feelings instead of loving feelings would be if you have that little voice in your head telling you not to date him or not to trust him. If you are in love with someone you should 100% trust him and want to be with him. Any doubts means that you areeither not ready for a loving relationship, or with the wrong person for a serious relationship. ​

On the other hand, there are obvious signs of a loving relationship. If you feel strongly about the following key aspects of a relationship, then you are heading into the right direction of having a strong and loving relationship.

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