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Considerations for Love at First Sight

Considerations for Love at First Sight

October 12, 2022

Considerations for Love at First Sight

The idea of falling in love at first sight is romantic, immortalized in stories, and retold in countless films and television series. It’s a belief that divides people; some are convinced it’s true, while others with a more cynical outlook think love at first sight is impossible. So, is it real? How should a person act upon it?

What Is Love at First Sight?

When people talk about “love at first sight,” they usually mean that they knew they were meant to be together with the other person when they laid eyes on them. This expression emphasizes that the two people hit it off right away and wanted to be in a committed relationship.

Is Love at First Sight Real?

Someone may pique your interest, but it will just be a superficial attraction. The more time you spend with someone, the more you’ll learn how to manage your emotions for them. This approach is advisable to avoid getting feelings hurt while getting to know the other person better.

At first glance, you know very little about a person, so it’s impossible to love them deeply. Love that is based on appearances alone is merely superficial. When you get to know someone on the surface, the depth of your relationship with them will be the same. It’s not enough to be physically attracted to them or to know a little bit about them to love someone. If you believe in love at first sight, you’re letting your emotions take the wheel, which is more likely to lead to chaos than a lasting romantic connection.

The Bottom Line

Although it’s true that “love at first sight” can blossom into a successful relationship, it’s not enough to keep a couple together through life’s inevitable obstacles. What counts most is what happens after they meet someone, as that’s when they can start creating memories and experiences together that will last a lifetime.

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