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How do you know when you love someone?

Question Posted Monday May 15 2006, 7:02 pm

How do you know when you are in love with someone? And how do you know if it is true love?

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ALN424 answered Tuesday May 16 2006, 9:56 pm:
you can't answer this. you usually only fall in love very few times, but you'll know whether it's love or not. i am in love with someone, and i knew it immediately that i was in love with her. you'll just know

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mishieFACE answered Tuesday May 16 2006, 5:39 pm:
if your in love you will know yourself. theres not an answer for a question like that. everyones different.

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barbieblissx answered Tuesday May 16 2006, 3:34 pm:
You just know. you can trick your self somethimes though..
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goodygirl023arn answered Tuesday May 16 2006, 2:54 pm:
once you are you wont even have to ask you will know and if you just feel that you love them but your not in love with them thats when its not true.

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russianspy1234 answered Tuesday May 16 2006, 12:59 pm:
my question for you is, why does it matter? ive always found words for feelings, especially love to be inadequete. i mean, you feel how you feel, does it really matter what its called?

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snowbird answered Tuesday May 16 2006, 10:07 am:
Its the feeling you get when the butterflys have worn off and you have seen them at their worst and still love them. When you think about your future it involves them. When you can feel their feelings and are sad when they are and happy when they are happy.

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spacefem answered Monday May 15 2006, 10:55 pm:
Well, it's not the funny fireworks nervous feelings or thinking about them all the time... that just means you have a crush, it happens all the time, it'll be over with in a month.

Love is when you've found a million things inside that person that you know you can't find anywhere else. You have real, substantial conversations all the time that bring you closer together. You respect each other and want to spend time together and make sacrifices. You have common values, not just interests, and you both want to grow and be better people for the other person.

It's not always totally logical... you could meet someone who seems perfect for you, but they never really inspire you or capture your interest. It can also be misleading, because you could just think someone's really hot and you want to be around them but that's not love. It's a mix of solid ground and unexplainable clouds that you get to, and people say you'll know it when it hits you but I'm not so sure about that, I think it hits you first, then you wake up and realize it, but it's different for everyone, you'll have to find it in your own journey.

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AskWhatever answered Monday May 15 2006, 9:58 pm:
Yeah this is definitly a confusing thing in life. It is always hard to tell if it is true. Most people dont understand it or are in denial but there is truly NO age limit for love. It just happens, sometimes its real and sometimes you just think you are. I cant tell you if it is real but i can tell you this, you can be easily decieved. Sometimes when you are being treated like never before or if that someone is making you feel special then you tend to think its love. I know ive been through it. They treat you great, make you feel great about yourself, and give you lots of attention, TRUST ME ON THIS you will undoubtedly fall for it sometime or another. Every girl loves attention and feeling like someone really truly cares about her, and that often causes people to see something thats not there. But hey, its worth a try, maybe its just in your head, but if you always believe that it IS just in your head then you may let something GREAT pass you by. You will be heartbroken, but trust me, a couple heartbreaks is worth it if it helps you find the one that will fix it.

Sometimes you have to forget what you want, and remember what you deserve.

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careless-fun answered Monday May 15 2006, 8:52 pm:
In my opinion love is a strong passionate feeling you have for someone that you know you can't go with out them.

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Cj answered Monday May 15 2006, 8:19 pm:
you don't.
Thats the sad part.
Here is one way to test if it is true love.
Go camping with the person, and make sure you forget to pack enough rations. If you still feel love throughout the whole thing, it is real.


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Teza answered Monday May 15 2006, 8:12 pm:
This is one of the hardest questions to answer because you can't explain if you love someone. There are many ways a person can love someone else and it's hard to understand. When you love someone, you basicly can't live without them. They're really important to you, don't ever want them to get hurt or leave. When you're in love, you'll know. There is no possible way to describe how love works. It's kind of like the way you love your family, but in a different way but trust me, once you're in love, you'll know.

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libby answered Monday May 15 2006, 7:33 pm:
ive thought i was in love serveral times, but we would break up n i woudl go out with sumone else n relize that i wasnt rele in love with my boyfriend. youll kno when your in love. everytime your with him ull get butterflys. he'll be the only thing on yuor mind. love is a greart feeling. btu when it ends. n if he breaks your heart. fuck then love sucks. dont worry youl no when your in love, u just gotta think n think hard. n youllsee if youare or arnt. u cant rele explain love. its a wried but good feeling.

hoped that helpd

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angelgurl2007 answered Monday May 15 2006, 7:21 pm:
when you in love with somebody it feels like you want to protect him/her you don't want any thing thing to happen to him/ won't hurt that will make him/her happy...if its true love trust me...true love is when you will do anything for that person and you will never hurt that see that you can spend the rest of your life with that person....HOLLA....

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speedstreet answered Monday May 15 2006, 7:15 pm:
when you love someone you get that look in your eye and butterflys in your stomach and your hands get sweaty when your around him/her. you think about them all the tiem and want to be with them and when your with them you want everybody to leave

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soendearing answered Monday May 15 2006, 7:07 pm:
It's kind of hard to explain, but i'll give it a shot.

It's the things you feel when your with the person, as if you can't help but smile just by looking at them.

It's the way your stomache tingles when you're close to them/with them.

It's the way how you feel, like you need to see them everyday.

How seeing them makes you extremely happy.

And how you miss them 5 minutes after they left.

Those are just some examples, there really is no way to determine if you are in love, yet even if it's true love. Everyone has their own definition of it. And those are just parts of my way explaining it.

I hope i helped. :]

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Devina answered Monday May 15 2006, 7:06 pm:
When you are in love with someone, you don't see him/her as you want him/her to be, but as themselves. You always want that person to be happy, to protect them, be with them, and want the best for them. True love is when you have the courage to let that person go when you know that he/she can't love or be with you. True love is when you sacrifice something for someone with no pity but with your own will. You'll know if it's true love when you're hurt when he/she's hurt and you're sad when he/she's sad...
I wish you will find out soon. Hope I've helped! ^_^ Wish you the best luck always.

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