Characteristics Of Infatuation

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Love is almost like a superhero and infatuation is like a sidekick. Love is powerful and overwhelming, it can go through anything and still stand strong. Infatuation has all the same qualities, though it is weaker. Infatuation can not go through test and trials that love can and survive. The main thing that differentiate infatuation and love is that infatuation is a short-lived passion for someone while love is a strong emotion formed for someone that lasts the test of time. The reason why the two are so commonly confused is because infatuation is a powerful feeling that can make you think you are in love. There are many reasons for why people mistaken being in love with someone when they are really only infatuated. One of them are because people rush into relationships without getting to know the person on a deep level. There is two sides to each human and when first meeting someone, you will usually get the good side first. When people who are infatuated rush into relationships blinded with only the good, positive things they love about that person. The “love” change once they meet the other side, the flawed side, at that point the live turns to hate almost instantly. Maybe not even hate, you can simply just become unattracted to that type of person after a while. You no longer are blinded by the good things you loved about them. The love one receive when meeting “the one” is breathtaking and instantly changes everything. For many, including myself, love is so blind it
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