Lust is based on fantasies. Love, however, operates on the grounds of reality. Have you ever looked back on past relationships and wondered, “How on earth you two got together?” I don’t know about you, but I sure do. Imagination can come in handy when life gets mundane, but more often than not it’s like a double-edged sword. When you like the idea of someone more than who’s actually in front of you, it can cause you to miss a lot of red flags. Relationship experts state there is only so much time before reality sets in and makes you realize that your partner has faults just like you, and that your expectations were unfair.Psych2Go
For more, see 6 Differences Between Love Vs. Lust (Psych2Go).