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How to spot the real thing

  • You get butterflies in your stomach when you see them.
  • You desire their attention.
  • Everything you knew about your 'type' is gone.
  • You think about the person all the time.
  • Romantic notions trump logic. You don't care about risk and reality.
  • The idea of being with them seems like a great adventure.
  • You're confident this is going to be the best relationship ever.
  • You can picture your lives together.
  • The attraction is real.
  • You want to know everything about them.

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If you have experienced love at first sight, think what made the stranger stand out to you.

  • Did the person resemble someone you had a relationship with before?
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Knowing this, you may understand why some are certain about the possibility of love at first sight.

But it doesn't make the potential resulting breakup easier. It leaves us feeling like we lost something destiny had intended.

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