There has always been this question whether the love at first sight is real or not. A lot of people have claimed that they have actually experienced it. There have been such love stories even among famous people. Prince Harry claimed that he was sure that Meghan Markle was the one for the first time he has seen her. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi had a similar story. And many other famous and not so famous people felt something different when they saw their future love of their lives for the first time. But what have exactly they felt?
Scientists have had numerous researchers on this topic and many of them have reported that there is no such a thing as the “love at first sight”. In fact, you can fall in love with a person after you have just met him/her. You may feel a very similar feeling to love, though it would be nothing more than sexual attraction or infatuation.
If you’re really looking for the answer to this question, firstly you should decide what is love in general. Or, even more importantly, what is love for you?
Some people identify love as a chemistry and a sexual affection between two partners. In this case, love at first sight is a real thing. Though, for others, it’s more important to find out more about this another person, find common interests and values, get to know their good and bad traits of character. For such people, the process of falling in love is quite long and they manage it step by step. They truly work on their feelings and relationships and, honestly, this kind of love stays the longest.
But aren’t there actually a magical moment when you find your one and only and you feel that this is “your person” from the very beginning? I say, it’s very individual. I want to believe that one day I will see this guy in the crowd and will realize that he is my one and only (just by one look at him) and we will live happily ever after 🙂 Honestly, it sounds more like a fairy-tale and the real life is much more complicated.
Whether to believe in love at first sight or not it’s your decision. But if you are still curious about finding out more about this phenomena, here are some interesting facts about love at first sight: