The first few weeks and months of dating someone new is absolutely intoxicating. You are excited at every first with one another, every little bit of contact, and just getting to know each other. The sex is exciting, and your heart leaps when you see their name on your phone. You could be overwhelmed by feelings of love… or is it lust? Sometimes it is really difficult to tell if that new romance is budding with love, or just flaming with lust.
There are a few ways to know if it is in fact love. If you find yourself changing your habits to better fit the needs of your significant other, you could definitely be falling in love. And I mean, changing your habits in a good way, like being more adventurous and doing things you wouldn’t normally do yourself, together.
If you have found that while in this new relationship that you’re having feelings of stress or nervousness, it’s actually a good sign. It means that you care deeply for the person, and deeply about the future of the relationship. If you didn’t have these feelings, and feel complacent, than it could very well just be a relationship formed out of lust.