11 Things People Don’t Realize You Are Doing Because You’re In Love

João Silas
João Silas

1. Stare off in space.

When you’re in love, especially in the beginning, you find yourself in your own little dream world. It’s hard for you to concentrate on anything else other than your boyfriend/girlfriend. People have to constantly tell you to snap out of your daydreams.

2. Your hormones go crazy.

When you are in love, all the feel good hormones are released in your brain. Never mind the heart palpitations, the sweaty palms and the butterflies in your stomach. You literally become ‘drunk in love’.

3. Boring activities become adventures.

No matter what you are doing with this person, every activity becomes exciting and incredibly fun. Whether you’re grocery shopping together or lying in bed watching Netflix, you have aa blast as long as you are with your special someone.

4. Re-read text messages.

You can’t help yourself. Re-reading text messages and re-visiting how you two fell in love in the first place, brings you back to those feelings being developed. You can’t stop yourself from reminiscing and feeling giddy all over again reading your old texts.

5. Talk about them constantly.

It doesn’t matter who you are with, but you can’t bite your tongue when it comes to talking about your partner. You may not even realize how much you talk about them, but trust me, everyone else notices.

6. You stop cringing at cheesy romantic movies.

When you were single, cheesy movies like ‘The Notebook’ made you feel pathetic and single as fuck. Now, they make perfect sense to you and you actually enjoy watching them.

7. Your appetite slows down.

Whether it’s the butterflies or the excitement you are feeling, being in love tends to lessen your appetite. You can literally feel ‘love sick’.

8. You feel less drained and tired.

Something about being in love makes you more alert and energetic. You wake up every morning excited to begin the day and don’t want to waste a minute of it. Being in love makes you appreciate your life more and makes you happier overall.

9. Giggle out of the blue thinking about something they said to you two weeks ago.

In your opinion, your partner is the funniest person on the planet. So don’t worry if others don’t find your significant other hilarious. All that matters is that you do.

10. You feel high.

It is scientifically proven that people in love have higher than normal chemical reactions in their brain. These chemicals include one in particular called ‘dopamine’ which is referred to as the ‘feel good’ hormone. So, you aren’t crazy. You’re just crazy in love.

11. Your ex never enters your mind anymore.

Before you fell in love, your ex floated around in your mind for quite a while. Now, they rarely enter your mind and you wonder why the hell you dated them in the first place. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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