Symptoms of love: how to find if you are in love

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What is love?

Before finding how to check if you are falling in love, we will figure out what is love. Love is the most powerful emotion a human being can experience. Modern psychologists define it as it the strong desire for emotional union with another person.Leaving what psychologists think, I think that falling in love, gives us starry eyes and butterflies in the stomach. It gives us someone, even better than a friend, to dance and dine with, someone to adventure with, someone with whom spending time is feeling of satisfaction at soul level not at physical level love only. Falling in love is confusing, scary, funny, and life-changing but what does it cause.

Why we feel this precious feeling that change or life. Have you ever try to find out what happen when we are in love? The body reacts in specific ways during each stage based on brain chemistry and the release of various hormones. Your body’s physical response throughout these stages also depends on whether you are happy or dissatisfied in the romantic relationship. Your willingness to continue or break off the relationship is also influenced by these neurological factors.

How to find if you are in love (Symptoms of love )

Psychological , physical and brain changes happen to us when are in love. The conventional view in biology is that there are three major drives in love – sex drive, attachment, and partner preference. The primary neurochemicals (neurotransmitters, sex hormones, and neuropeptides) that govern these drives are testosterone, estrogen, dopamine, oxytocin, and vasopressin. Here is some list of symptoms when we fall in love.

#1 Butterflies in our stomach

Have you ever felt sensation like “butterflies in our stomach”, actually its real feeling we go through when falling in love, It releases oxytocin, which is responsible for creating feelings of happiness. Oxytocin is also known as “the love hormone”, but it also releases cortisol, or “the stress hormone.” Romance is emotional, confusing, and stressful. so love is amazing !


#2 Faster heartbeat and sweaty palms

Have you ever realizes that you heartbeat going faster seeing someone, your eyes just stuck at someone, a feeling of liking, palms sweating and fluttering heart, then yes there is increased blood flow to the brain’s pleasure center when you develop an attraction to someone new, and the adrenaline and norepinephrine hormones are released into your body. Those two hormones contribute to the sweaty palms and heart-skipping-a-beat thing that you experience in those first magic moments. Adrenaline and norepinephrine also lead to feelings of “elation, craving, and focused attention.”


#3 Addiction towards someone

That feeling when you’re addicted to someone. Researchers found that the dopaminergic subcortical system in the subjects’ brains lit up (which is the neurological region also activated in cocaine addicts). When this area and other areas of the brain start working, they “release euphoria-inducing chemicals” — hormones including dopamine, oxytocin, adrenaline, and vasopressin.


#4 Obsessive for someone

Obsession feeling to someone when you fall in love. If you can’t go a few hours without thinking of your loved one. Levels of the hormone serotonin (which has a calming affect) appear to drop. Serotonin levels also drop in people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, which might explain just why you can’t stop thinking about your crush and so obsessed to  her or him.


#5 Ignoring negative qualities just fascinated about positive qualities.

People who are truly in love tend to focus on the positive qualities of their beloved, while overlooking his or her negative traits. They also focus on trivial events and objects that remind them of their loved one, daydreaming about these precious little moments and mementos. This focused attention is also thought to result from elevated levels of central dopamine, as well as a spike in central norepinephrine, a chemical associated with increased memory in the presence of new stimuli.


#6 Sleeplessness and Loss of appetite

You can also expect euphoria, sleeplessness, loss of appetite, and a rush of motivation. For this responsibility goes to neurotransmitter dopamine. Dopamine is also what is responsible for making love feel addictive and if you get chance to kiss this Dopamine makes us crave more and finally you will be end up closing your eyes and feeling it more.


#7 Empathy

That feeling of empathy, when people who are in love generally feel a powerful sense of empathy toward their beloved, feeling the other person’s pain as their own and being willing to sacrifice anything for the other person.

If you have experienced all these feeling then you should talk to your crush and clear out things may be he/she also has same feelings for you. But in case she/he don’t have the feelings for you, life is too big and world is too populated to find new partner. Because falling in love and building an attachment are a wonderful basis for a healthy relationship, but keep in mind that staying in a relationship (or, for that matter, choosing to start one) is often based on more than satisfaction and feeling good in another person’s presence.


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