Love and lust find their way to us in sometimes unpredictable ways. The two feelings can feel very similar when you’re dating someone, but there are definitely some defining differences between the two.
Have you ever been completely infatuated with someone after meeting them, but find yourself sick of them a few weeks later? That’s definitely not true love, but it’s not exactly toxic love either.
You can be romantic and have intimate relationships without being in love, and those relationships shouldn’t become toxic to your mental health.
There are 5 key differences between true love and toxic love in this humble author’s mind. Let’s dig right in.
In true love, the development of self is most important. Both parties should want the best for one another.
In toxic love, the primary focus is on the relationship itself, sometimes obsessing over how the two people involved interface.
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