Research shows how we distinguish flings from the real thing.
Are you falling in love? How can you tell?
There’s no question that the early stages of a relationship can be confusing. You might puzzle over your own feelings, and wonder what the person you’re dating really thinks of you. Your own emotions may be difficult to fully decipher, and trying to categorize them as falling in love or as just a passing attraction can be tricky. Is what you’re feeling the real thing, or are you just prone to feeling this way and need to be careful moving forward?