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11 November 2016 @ 02:59 pm
Infatuation vs. Love  
Infatuation is the state of being completely carried away by an unreasonable, chaotic, super intense affection. It usually happens right away and it greatly influenced by sexual attraction. Love craves a deeper connection and is more calm and steady.

Love lasts a lifetime while infatuation usually dies off when the object of affection does something stupid or undesirable.

Infatuation has ulterior motives. Love has genuine intentions.

Infatuation brings out obsession and jealousy. Love brings out understanding and trust.

Infatuation is shallow. Love is deep.

Infatuation is selfish but love is selfless.

Infatuation wants the person NOW and will do anything to get what it wants. Love is gentle, kind, and patient.

Infatuation is being in love with the idea of someone. Love is being in love with who the person really is.

Infatuation is possessive. Love is generous.

Infatuation thrives on playing games. Love thrives on meaningful connections.

Infatuation is childish. Love is mature.

Infatuation grows with desire. Love grows with friendship.

Infatuation stems from insecurity. Love stems from self-assurance.

Infatuation is never content with one person. Love is monogamous.

Infatuation can be self-destructive. Love can heal you.

Infatuation thinks love should be perfect. Love knows humans are flawed and leaves room for grace.

By the way, infatuation can blossom into love.