Love At First Sight
Love is a complicated matter and many people seem to take it too lightly. Mostly at a young age, physical attraction can lead to infatuation and misguided intentions. When a young couple begin engaging in activities that they are driven towards because of over active hormones, more often than not, they place themselves on a path to a hard, unsatisfying, or at least, a very inconvenient life in the future.
Why Love at first sight is not practical
Okay, I am certain that the romantics will argue that love is not about logic and practicality and I couldn’t agree with your more. Love as a form of reason or motivation has been known to create some of the worse situations a person can find themselves in, for example, the assassination of presidents.
At a young age, when you are most susceptible to the idea of love at first sight, you have no clue what it means to love someone, or what a functional relationship demands of each member. That aside, at this stage in your life, you have no idea of what you want for yourself in the future. Yet, here you are engaging in life changing and life creating activities, without any thoughts to the consequences.
How it should work
Love is a beautiful thing, when expressed correctly with full awareness of life and reality. Love at first sight can be an amazing experience if the two parties involved are conscious, thoughtful people who can discuss the situation honestly and rationally. Sadly this is often not the case, most people pretend to be someone they are not because they believe that their crush would be better attracted to that version of themselves.
Over the years, society has found many ways of making discussions about sexuality and relationships, somewhat taboo. As a result, many young people find themselves engaging in these activities without any guidance other than that of their natural desires. This is dangerous, in our attempts to discourage these activities among young people, we have made it likely for them to make huge mistakes due to lack of proper guidance and instruction.
So I agree, love at first sight is a wonderful thing, however, more focus should be placed on understanding what life is about and how our decisions can affect our future happiness. With the right approach, each of us can enjoy a long, happy, fulfilling life with the person of our dreams.
Is it true that love happens at first sight? Many people do not believe in love at first sight. On the other hand, some individual feels that they fell in love the moment they had a chance to look deep into each other’s eyes. That first sight, that first moment, that first silent exchange of feelings through the eyes changed their entire life.
Perhaps it is possible to fall in love across a crowded room as the old song says. However, again, it is the eyes that hold the primary attraction. This has been shown over the ages. Romeo and Juliet also gazed into each other’s eyes while making their plans. There are many such cases, real and imagined, which are written about. Studies of the eyes when they see someone they either feel very fond of or are in love with show that the pupils widen significantly.
There have been many studies on the topic of love at first sight. According to a recent study done by University of Chicago, it can be easily determined if it is love or lust just, by the way, the people stare and their angle of stare. With the help of eye tracking, we can know if the two people are digging for love or bodies easily. Unromantic people would call it only a lust while those who believe in romance probably fantasize about this phenomenon.
They say eyes are a window into the soul. So when two people gaze at each other for the first time, what are the chances that an instant connection is established? One that does not require the crutches of words or expressions. Silence turns into a language and words become unnecessary. Is it possible today? The questions beg attention because this modern age and era are ruled by the cynic mind- one that is suspicious, questions ulterior motives, looks for doubts and secrets in the eyes. Can love at first sight still spark interest between two individuals? That depends on how a person sees the world or how willing he or she is to set themselves up for heartbreak. Love at first sight is like jumping off a cliff- not knowing whether the person will ever surface again or be pulled under for the rest of their lives. This risk, the rush of adrenaline and the forbiddenness of Love at First Sight is what makes it all the more appealing for a romantic.
Some may call it a rubbish and claim love can only be gained through getting to know each other. In order to be for someone in love you got to know all about their interests, morals and characters. On the other side, men and women love to share their stories how they met someone somewhere, and all it took was one moment, one stare, and they fell in love.
The debate is same as which come first, egg or the hen. It shall go on probably forever. Love at first sight or lust, no matter which way you look at this, it is still interesting to read stories and watch movies made on this topic.