Infatuation is instant desire. It is one
set of glands calling to another.
Love is a
friendship that has caught fire. It takes root and grows, one day at a
is marked by a feeling of insecurity. You are excited and eager, but not
genuinely happy. There are nagging doubts, unanswered questions, little
bits and pieces about your beloved that you would just as soon not
examine too closely. It might spoil the dream.
Love is quiet
understanding and the mature acceptance of imperfection. It is real. It
gives you strength and grows beyond you, to bolster your beloved. You
are warmed by his/her presence even when he/she is away. Miles do not
separate you. You want him/her nearer, but near or far, you know he/she
is yours and you can wait.
says, "We must get married right away! I can't risk losing
"Be patient. Do not panic. Plan your future with confidence."
has an element of sexual excitement. If you are honest, you can admit it
is difficult to be in one another's company unless you are sure it will
end ---- in intimacy.
Love is the
maturation of friendship. You must be friends before you can be lovers.
lacks confidence. When he/she is away you wonder if he/she is cheating.
Sometimes you check.
trust. You are calm, secure and unthreatened. Your beloved feels that
also and that makes them even more trustworthy.
might lead you to do things you will regret later, but love never will.
Love is an
upper. It makes you look up. It makes you think up. It makes you a