5 Signs That You’re Really Falling In Love At First Sight According To Science

Love at first sight.

There is a lot of talk and hullaballoo surrounding the phenomenon of falling in love at first sight. There are some people who believe that it’s virtually impossible to fall in love with a person during an initial meeting. And yet, there are also those who swear by their own romantic experiences. So what’s the real deal? Does love at first sight actually exist in real life? Or is this some kind of idea that should only be reserved for books and movies? Well, it seems like science has finally given us the answer.

Psychologically speaking, there is an explanation as to why some people feel intense experiences of infatuation even when they’re only meeting people for the first time. The same chemicals that trigger immense feelings of infatuation within the brain typically don’t take very long to initiate themselves. Even in a matter of split seconds, one can experience the feeling of falling in love as long as the right variables are in place.

But how are you so sure that you’re really falling in love at first sight? How can you know that you can trust your feelings? How do you know that you can really rely on your personal sentiments of the situation? Well, there are a few signs that you can keep an eye out for. You just have to learn how to read yourself. You just have to be self-aware and you have to really be honest with yourself about how you’re feeling. Here are the signs that you are indeed falling in love for the first time:

1. You start to feel physically uneasy and uncomfortable when you meet someone.

As counter-intuitive as it may seem. One of the biggest signs that you’re really falling in love with someone at first sight is when you feel severe discomfort and uneasiness when you’re with this person. It seems weird, right? Why would you be uncomfortable when you’re supposedly with someone you’re falling in love with? Well, first you have to understand that it’s not the person you’re uncomfortable with. It’s the situation you’re in. You find yourself in a completely unfamiliar situation with the spike of your emotions. It’s a very new experience for you and it can get quite overwhelming.

2. You develop a strong urge to really find out as much as you can about this person.

When you first meet someone you immediately fall in love with, you feel this immense urge to just find out as much as you possibly can about this person. You will want to know more about this person’s life. You will want to acquaint yourself with this person’s deepest passions. You will want to find out about this person’s interests. You will want to really familiarize yourself with the most intricate and intimate aspects of this person’s entire existence. You will develop a slight obsession with this person because their existence has managed to just overload your senses.

3. You only have eyes for this person even though you’re in a crowded room together.

You develop a kind of weird visual obsession with this person. You will feel an invisible magnetic force that just keeps your eyes locked on this person’s. You won’t be able to explain or rationalize it at all. You just feel like your eyes are naturally drawn to this person. No matter how hard you try to look away, it’s as if your subconscious just tells you to keep on looking back at this person.

4. You will feel like you’re completely familiar with who this person is even though you’re only meeting for the first time.

And once you start to get a better grip of the emotions that are overwhelming your senses, you will start to settle down. You will cease to feel uneasy and uncomfortable. You will start to come to terms with the fact that this is no ordinary person and that you’re going through an extraordinary experience. And once your emotions are in check, you will come to feel like being with this person seems almost effortless. It will feel as if you were meant to meet at that exact time and place. It will feel like the entire universe conspired for the two of you to meet and fall in love; because that’s how your story was always meant to be written.

5. You develop heightened senses and you start to take notice of the little things about who they are.

And when you spend time with this person, you will really take it all in. You won’t take anything for granted. You will look and experience this person with heightened senses. You will notice all of their little mannerisms. You will spot out all of their flaws and their strengths. You will really allow the idea of this person to consume all of the space on your mind. You will leave no room for anything else.

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33 comments
    1. personally if I feel the need to observe that person, know what they do and know where they are because it really interests me c:

    2. I have had different experiences of what this article mentions, one of them is that I only have eyes for her, I always think I see her everywhere and I always have her in my mind and my heart, and instead of getting uncomfortable I get nervous

  1. “You find yourself in a completely unfamiliar situation with the spike of your emotions. It’s a very new experience for you and it can get quite overwhelming.” This quote is exactly right for my current situation.

  2. I felt uncomfortable or shy when I saw the boy I like and according to the article it is a sign of falling in love

  3. I had an experience of what the article mentions, when I met someone and I only had eyes for that person, it didn’t matter that so many people met, I wasn’t interested in meeting another person.

  4. I just remember when sometime i felt urge to really find out as much as i can about some person, thats was nice jaja

  5. At the moment of loving a person, I will always have eyes only for her and no matter what problems happen, always look at that person and how to make her feel good.

  6. What I have experienced from these five situations is number three. When I was meeting my ex-boyfriend I felt that I had no eyes for anyone else, because I felt that I was the right one and I didn’t need to pay attention to other people

  7. At the moment of loving a person, I will always have eyes only for her and no matter what problems happen, always look at that person and how to make her feel good

    1. I have never experienced any of the points. so I can’t understand the feeling. But my friends would agree.

  8. If one day when I was playing in the park I saw a girl but pretty and I liked her a lot but I never saw her again

  9. My experience with love at first sight was very similar to the information in point 3 since when it happened no matter how hard I tried I couldn’t stop seeing that person I fell in love with, I even started to get distracted at work just because of see her.

  10. Something like this happened to me at a party, you can’t explain it, but I looked at the person cluelessly, it was as if I felt that my eyes were naturally drawn to this person.

  11. The article fully defines how many people can feel in cases of love at first sight, for example, seeing a boy happened to me a long time ago, I got excited and after a while it turned out that he had a girlfriend.

  12. When I fall in love I start to feel something different for someone. I do the number 2 and 3 and 4 and 5 literally everything except 1 that person, I really idealize it a lot and put it on a pedestal, but well it’s very difficult to like someone but when it happens, it happens well 🙂

  13. I have experienced this experience in the past, because before I was in love with a girl and I only thought about her and what outings I could do with her to spend some time with her and be able to see her. 🙂

  14. I don’t think I’ve ever experienced love at first sight because I’m a very suspicious person.
    but…
    When I fall in love I think I feel like 2 3 4 and 5 except point one because I like to be in the company of that person at all times.

  15. when I met my girlfriend I felt very nervous talking to her and that is a symptom of falling in love, I also couldn’t stop seeing her and I liked seeing her all the time

  16. My experience with love is so bad but a signs show in the article so similars how i felling when i fall in love

  17. I agree with many points, except the first, with the person I like I have always felt very safe and protected

  18. It has never happened to me but what this article says sounds very interesting because I may experience these feelings at some point

  19. I think this text tells many truths and is part of the process of falling in love and understanding what happens when this happens

  20. I feel like everything posted here is very true and makes sense to me, because love makes you feel a lot of things at first and it can be confusing, it’s something you can’t understand very well.

  21. I agree with all the points, because it has happened to me to feel a lot of connection with that person on the first date.

  22. If it has happened to me, I always try to just be for him, and try to make many plans together that are not just out of pity or something like that.

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