I know it’s a shot in the dark, but I am going to write a cliche type post here. I am going to try to define love.

I have loved three men in my life, but when I truly knew I was in love, these are all the things that assured me the love was true. This is all subjective, but worth sharing.

This is love to me:

-You are your best self around them. When you miss them, you also miss that part of yourself that you only see when you’re around them.

-Their flaws are beautiful to you. You find their imperfections sexy. And attributes that other people might find annoying, you find cute and attractive because these attributes are unique to them.

-The way that they make you feel is unique. It is unlike any feeling you feel with anyone else (even your closest people).

-When you see your loved one in a crowded room it is as if they are glowing. They have this intense appeal to you in every way possible that makes them stand out from the rest.

-You could laugh and cry around them at the same time. Every emotion and feeling can be felt at once because being with them is your most vulnerable self and you truly feel free mentally when you are with them. In your best moments together you feel on top of the world, as if you could conquer all. They make you feel things that you didn’t even know could be felt and they bring out in you emotions that you didn’t even know you had. You feel more than you could ever have imagined feeling in every way possible shape and form.

-Your senses are heightened when you are with them. For instance…songs you have heard 100 times sound better, great sights look more beautiful, touch feels more eccentric, smells are more blissful and meaningful.

-It is easy to be around them. The conversation flows naturally because you are on the same wave length. This isn’t to say that there won’t be disagreements, but overall you understand each other on a level that no one else does. And the communication flows with a sense of ease. You don’t have to think about every word you are saying and could be your true and weird self around them, and them equally as weird.

-Nothing they do could ever truly turn you off and nothing you do can turn them off. (Aka you guys can be gross around each other and still find one another 100% sexy).

-They make you want to be a better person. They inspire you to grow everyday and push you to think outside the box and discover what you are passionate about.

-They could tell the same story one thousand times and tell the same awful joke every time you are with a different friend, but you still laugh because it’s what makes them them. And you appreciate the little things about them.

-Although it isn’t always rainbows and butterflies, every time with them feels like the first time. You might get annoyed with them here and there, but they never get old to you and you can’t picture yourself without them in your life.

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