What Being In Love Really Is, Because It’s Not Just Kisses, Cute Texts, And Butterflies

Being in love is beautiful.

Being in love is waking up with a smile, regardless of how bad their breath smells, and smothering them with kisses and affection.

Being in love is hitting the snooze button on your alarm so you can spend an extra 5 minutes in their arms before parting ways for the day.

Being in love is writing love letters and hiding them in their clothes so they find it when they least expect to, filling them with the warmth of the sun like the most perfect summer day.

Bring in love is buying their favorite food when they are away, and eating it as if they were there.

Being in love is being honest, even if the truth hurts.

Being in love is a compromise, and understanding your partner’s needs in order for them to have zero doubts about you or your intentions.

Being in love is seeing both sides, even when one of you is in the wrong.

Being in love is a force that can’t be denied when you know it’s there, and know it’s real.

Being in love is also pain.

Being in love is a fight. Sometimes it’s a fight that’s worth it, but sometimes it isn’t.

Being in love is crying throughout the night when they lie to you over and over again.

Being in love is worrying where things are going when the future doesn’t seem clear.

Being in love has the ability to bring out the worst in you, the worst in them.

Being in love is growing up and facing your fears.

Being in love is putting everything else on hold when the one you love feels slighted or insecure about your intentions.

Being in love is proving that love, over and over and over again.

But sometimes, being in love is walking away, because being in love with yourself is the most important love that will ever be- and no one can ever take that away from you. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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