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Do Tell: When Do You Know You're in Love?

Do Tell: When Do You Know You're in Love?

Falling in love means something different to everyone, but it's usually a pretty overwhelming experience. Love can also be tricky though. I don't know about you, but I've definitely thought I was in love before, only to realize later down the road that it wasn't love at all! Since finding it doesn't happen all that often, do tell, when do you know you're in love?

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Grandpa Grandpa 8 years
I would also add that your life is less important the your partners, by that I mean you would not let your partner die alone, even if it meant your life.
kikka1971 kikka1971 8 years
I know I am in love because even if he were to never say "I love you" or if he were to suddenly and painfully break things off, I would never regret falling for him, and the rest of my life smile every time I thought of him and...miss holding him and kissing his eyelids, and watching him sleep. I feel very much the same about my two babies, and this confirms my sentiment.
kandisantonette kandisantonette 8 years
when your heart beats for every moment of him...sigh, love.
browneyedsmiles browneyedsmiles 8 years
Honestly, Love is an inexplainable feeling...so many people think it can be put into words, into actions...so many think it's a certain look...but it's not that simple...it's not something found everyday and as unbelievable as it is to hear you do in fact "Just Know" when you've found that one person. Trying to rationalize it or explain it...just makes you more frustrated. I've only just recently learned this about love... It's the most amazing blessed thing in this world. I'm so glad I've found someone who I can share such an amazing feeling like this with...And that's the amazing thing...when you find it...both of you will know, and excitedly share this fact with one another.
jadey-g jadey-g 8 years
You know when you're in love when you carve his name into your arm and feel no pain. You know when you're in love when in sex you wish to let him have all the gain. You know you're in love when you religiously chant his name. You know you're in love when your psychoticness cannot be tamed. You know you're in love when you follow him home. You know you're in love when the police are later on the phone. You know you're in love when you own a lock of their hair You know you're in love when it shouldn't come from there. You know when you're in love when you have a shrine I know i am in love although he is not mine. We can not be together because it would be a crime For is eighty four and I am only nine.
Grandpa Grandpa 8 years
You look back at your life together and smile.
mariami mariami 8 years
when i was with him i was the happiest person in the world,every day was colourfull and bright...i believe he loves me as i love him now,but we aren't together..i feel that all my dreams are crushed and i feel only pain in my heart.. but i will always pray because of him, caz i want everything beautiful for him even with other person...
CoMMember13630786602261 CoMMember13630786602261 8 years
Ive thought I was in love before. I was with someone for 5 years off and on and we lived together. I think I just thought I loved him because he told me he loved me...so I just accepted it. With my current boyfriend...I dont remember there being a time when I KNEW. I know it sounds so cheesy, but its like that savage garden song "I knew I loved you before I met you" And its true...I knew exactly what I was looking for in a person and when I met him...he was pretty much it. I never believed in love at first sight, Im a very cynical person when it comes to that sort of thing....but I would say that I fell in love with him at first sight.
OoOThisIsMeOoO OoOThisIsMeOoO 8 years
when i look at him during any random moment and i just feel happy inside...it's like I can feel the love for him inside of me. Also, when I can't stop thinking about him and I can't imagine my life without him in it.
psterling psterling 8 years
You know you've got bitten by the bug right away, but I think it takes a couple of year for things to calm down, for you both to become comfortable enough with each other to show them your good and bad side and if after all that you still get that butterfly feeling, its love.
sparklestar sparklestar 8 years
When they become an integrated part of my life. When I look at them and feel butterflies. When I want to plan things together, do things with them and spend time having fun. I also know it's love when they stand by you through the hard times. My grandfather recently passed away and he was there throughout my grandfathers illness supporting me and then when the news came through and then at the funeral and not once made me feel like I was enroaching on his time or crying too much. He'll also iron my trousers for me... that's love. ;p
Muirnea Muirnea 8 years
When he will be doing some every day thing, just sitting on the computer or folding laundry, and I will just be watching him, or we will be talking or something, and suddenly I will just think "OMG, I love him so much!!!" lol. And while I'm thinking that, I just get this urge to go hug him and I just get this content happy feeling, like nothing could go wrong in the world. And I know I love him, because I am starting to really trust him and not doubt him, which is a big deal for me. And because I actually want to try in the relationship. Like with other people, when something was wrong I wasn't willing to compromise, I didn't care, I did what I wanted. Now, I am willing to compromise and I care if something I do affects him.
Seka21 Seka21 8 years
Catterpillar girl "when I let myself really relax around him, no makeup, farting, licking my fingers after eating, you know the real stuff women do." i cant stop laughing.. i think i love u! :P
Seka21 Seka21 8 years
lol depends how much i cry If i shed tears it means i love and care If idont..uhoh i dont give a **it!!
princess_eab princess_eab 8 years
I like the description that it's a feeling of "home". I've been in love and loved before and I'd say this most recent time was the most simple and most obvious. It just felt like we were supposed to be with each other. Hard to describe.
ohbaby7 ohbaby7 8 years
When he gives you the confidence to stop straightening your hair and wearing eyeliner
cravinsugar cravinsugar 8 years
When you haven't said "I love you" yet, but the words are about to burst out of you everytime you open your mouth, and you think if you don't say it soon you will explode, and you don't care what he thinks about those words once you have said them. Also when you get almost electric currents through your body whenever the two of you even so much as accidentally brush arms. When someone rude says something about you thinking you can't hear, and you are embarrassed, so you tell him you don't want to take the next elevator, and he says, loudly "Let's go for a stroll around the shops before we leave", puts his arm around you, stares at the rude people, and then once out of eye shot, just gives you a huge hug and doesn't mention it ever again.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 8 years
You just know. It's indescribable.
GScott86 GScott86 8 years
When you used to feel like complete crap and didn't see past today, felt like dying and didn't care about having a future, but now going through life and knowing this person, you want a family, kids, spend time with them. You can now see yourself growing old until you're 124years old. Where you don't know if you can survive if they died. When your literally skips a beat when they call. Where you smile just because you get to hear their voice. Where you can't go a day without thinking about them. Where you want to make sure they are happy and never have to cry sad tears. Where you think their the most beautiful woman in the world and when you look at another, they could never be as attractive or elegant as her. Where every time you think about her you can't help but smile. If you could you would buy her the world, give her anything her heart desires. Where you use "we" or "our" instead of my/mine/your. Where you know her shoe size, underwear size, bra size, pants and shirt size, favorite color, food, drink, movies, music. Where you can go to sleep with her and actually be soothed with the sound of her snoring. No matter what, you're there for her and support her. You can let her borrow anything and not care. You can let her drive your car. You don't care if she loses something valuable of yours, because she is more important than any object in this world. Where you can comfortable share finances, trust her with your credit card, debit card, social security number. Where you can trust her even with your online banking password. Where no matter how many words you try to use to describe how you love them, no matter what actions you try to show, it seems like it will never express how much you really are in love with them. I could go on forever, so I'll just stop.
awkwardturtle awkwardturtle 8 years
I'll get back to you when I figure it out...
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i think that it's a feeling. i realized that i was in love with my fiance when i realized that i could spend all the time in the world with him and laugh my head off, or when i was stuck in the hospital and he was the ONLY person that i wanted to see ....and he flew from another state to see me.
ShePirate2010 ShePirate2010 8 years
true true..falling into love does mean sumthing diff to every1.....to me..i havent rlly found out when u fall in love or how.....ah well....i've got my ideals...
oliveoyle625 oliveoyle625 8 years
I just miss him every time I'm away from him and I crave to be with him. We can just sit there and do nothing at all and I'm just so happy and feel like I'm on cloud 9. Seriously, like the others, I cannot imagine my life without him in it. I love him so much!
elizabethsosewn elizabethsosewn 8 years
For me.. right now.. in my very very young relationship, the love that i feel is seeing things that he does that would normally bother me to the point of distancing myself from him, and liking it. he snores SO LOUDLY. but it doesn't really bother me. He's a big guy,he's not skinny, but hugs from him are amazing. and he may not be the same "size" as my past guys, but there's something about the way he looks at me and touches me that really compensates for it. I spend nights with him and hate saying goodbye. I visit him after work only 4 days of the week, because my sister bugs me if i do it more. We became friends first, and I didn't really see him in any sort of way other than a friend until halloween this year. now i honestly cannot get enough of him, and don't see that diminishing anytime soon.
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