In lust, you’re romantic partners, but in love you’re lifelong friends. Psychiatrist Judith Orloff found that people in lust are just lovers, but true love is built on the foundation of a strong friendship. Sure, two people can agree to be in a relationship, go on fun dates, and even meet each other’s family, but if they lack compromise, communicate poorly, and fail to understand each other, the prospects of having a future together is very low.Psych2Go
For more, see 6 Differences Between Love Vs. Lust (Psych2Go).