Love at First Sight

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Love at First Sight

Taylor Jones, Staff Writer

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When we talk about someone being in love we think about that being because they have met  someone that the love , has come from that person and it is only because they have met them that they feel the way they do. If the person were to stop seeing them the love feelings would go too.

      We fall in love not because we’re guaranteed, but because it feels good to love someone and be loved in return. It feels good to to pour your heart and soul into another human being for time. Even if it doesn’t work out, at least you got to enjoy that time together instead of being miserable.

       The experience of falling in love with someone is extraordinarily powerful and almost impossible to resist. We have no ability to just turn that off. If we could do that, there wouldn’t be nearly so many shallow husks of decayed relationships strewn across the ages. That strong physical attraction usually includes sexual interference.

       It could have been sixth months or one year into a relationship with someone, or even the minute you met them. The idea that you can fall into love at first sight is something that should be embraced when it does happen. Love grows over time; there’s no question about that.

       A person cannot fall in love with someone he or she has never met in person. You can chat for hours, days, even months or years online, and that includes Facetiming. You can really, really, really get to know someone, and the potential for real love can certainly be present.

       If you find someone you love then continue to love that person for as long as humanly possible. It’s all in your head. You can make yourself do it. Fall in love regularly, and do so with those you barely even know, but be careful with whom you choose to love not fall in love with, but really love.

      Of course, things may change. After all, people do fall in and out of love and obviously some people confuse mere sexual attraction with love and never really fall in love. Inasmuch as this is what is really meant by the idea of “love at first sight,” it surely does exist, and there is no reason to suppose otherwise.

    Do men get attached more easily than women? And if so, does that represent a sea change in gender behaviors?

     Men apparently fall in love more quickly than women: 54 percent of guys say they’ve felt love at first sight, for instance, compared to 44 percent of women. Guys are also less interested in having time to themselves, away from their significant other: 77 percent of women say having personal space is “very important,” compared to just 58 percent of men, and only 23 percent of guys think it’s crucial to have regular nights out with their pals, as opposed to 35 percent of the ladies.

Love at first sight can happen but for the most part love is grown over time.


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