May 7, 2018

Some languages have many words for “love,” while English has only one. However, English speakers use the word to apply to many feelings and relationships. Even within romantic relationships, people are not always feeling or looking for the same kind of love. According to, there are three different types of romantic love, but only one will keep a relationship going for the long haul.


Relationship experts argue that infatuation isn’t really love—it’s just desire. Infatuation is an intense and exciting feeling that is based mainly on physical attraction and imagination. When two people are infatuated, they may feel obsessed with each other and want to be together constantly. They may think about each other all the time when they’re apart. But, infatuation never lasts. Once that initial desire has been satisfied and the other person is no longer a constant source of new discovery, couples settle into …