Here’s the thing: when you are young, inexperienced, and heading out into your first adventures in the world of romance, absolutely every connection that you make seems crazy, wild, overwhelming, and significant. That’s part of being drunk on romance, but as you get older, you will start to understand that a casual fling, a two-month relationship, and a true, lasting love are all completely different things! Anyone in the world can have some casual dating fun every now and then, but it takes something special to finally be mature enough to head out on a real love journey. Here are some things that you need to understand and to know. Are you ready for real love?