5. First Person You Tell

You can be sure that it’s real love rather than fast lust if your new partner is the person that you always go to first with big life news.

It shows a sign of total trust, understanding, and an assurance that he will be nothing but delighted for you. It also hints at the fact that you can see a long-term future with him.

I’ll leave you with one final thought. The true test of whether it is love or lust is time. Lust is short term. It either turns into love, it dies or is transferred to someone else.

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