Love is a powerful force, and when you’re in the throes of it, it’s strong enough to stop and transcend time. But how do you know when it’s really love, and not something less worthy? After all, there’s a vast difference between being truly in love and being in lust. As you’ve probably read over and over in scripture, true love is endless and has no limits, depths or boundaries. So if you’re curious as to whether you’ve found a lifelong partner or not, look no further than these five signs as proof that you’re head over heels in love with bae.
1. It Just Feels Easy
There has to be effort on both sides to make any relationship work. However, it should feel more like a labor of love, rather than a chore to be with bae. Sure, there will be arguments, but if your relationship feels natural and easy like Sunday morning, chances are you’ve fallen for the right one.
2. You Don’t Think About Your Ex
Things with bae are going so well that you don’t even think about you-know-who. Which explains why all your boo’d up pics are now captioned with the hashtag #unbothered. When you’ve stopped bringing your past hurts into your new relationship, it’s a sign you’ve truly moved on to something better.
3. Everything’s Better When Your Boo Is Around
When your world is literally falling apart around you, whether it’s at school or work, you can always count on your partner to pick up the pieces and make you feel better. If even on the cloudiest of days, you can find sunshine with your boo, you’ve definitely found real love.
4. Your S.O. Is Really Your Person
Think about it: Whenever something comes up that you desperately want to share or talk about, who do you usually go to your first? Is it your parents, besties or bae? If the latter, you’ve found your “person.” That someone who truly gets you and is on your team, no matter what.
5. You Have To Stop Yourself From Always Talking About Bae
If your BFFs would let you, you’d go on and on about your love for bae. But to keep from rubbing your relationship in their faces and making them crazy, you practice some restraint. We get it. When you’re falling hard for someone, it’s hard not to let the whole world know.