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How do I know I am really In love?

 

How do you know when you’ve fallen in love, or if this is the person you want to have a sexual relationship with? There is no simple answer. There’s no checklist or quiz that can tell you when you’re in love or you’re ready to have sex. You need to look for the answers inside yourself; look at how you feel about this person.

  • Do you trust them?
  • Do you enjoy being around them?
  • Do you want to be intimate with them?
  • Would you feel comfortable being naked in front of them? 

THE GOOD

The good news is that a good relationship can change the world as you know it.

In a positive relationship, you can still be your own person, as well as part of a couple.

 

THE BAD

A bad relationship is one in which you don’t feel you can be yourself, or when you feel pressured into doing things you’re not comfortable with or that you wouldn’t normally do.


To know when you’re in a bad relationship, you need to know who you are, what you want and what you’re comfortable with.

True love can last. It may start out like infatuation, but pretty soon the difference will become clear. Loving someone means knowing who they are - their good and their not-so-good qualities. It’s respecting (and often sharing) their values, choices and feelings…the glue of an awesome relationship.

Love means respecting space and time - knowing that your partner is emotionally there, even when they can’t be physically beside you. You may or may not choose to start a sexual relationship with the one you love. Remember that there are many ways to express your affection for someone, sex is just one of those ways. Choosing not to have sex doesn’t mean you don’t love each other.it just means that you have found other ways to express your feelings!