It really depends on an individual's beliefs about love & romance.
Everyone has their own idea of what love is suppose to look and feel like. For some people showering one with flowers, candy, jewels, clothing, trips, and surprises are all part of "being in love".
If that is the individual's perception of what people do when they are in love then it's only natural for them to feel loved when someone does it for them. Everyone has their own love "litmus test"
"If you loved me you would...etc" or "When people are in love...etc"
Generally speaking falling in love is an "evolutionary process". One meets another, exchange contact information, begin a dialogue, decide to go out and spend time together, evaluate traits and the character of each other, their compatibility, sense of humor, along with acts of kindness all come into play.
It's normal over the course of any courtship that some gifts are exchanged. Just because one is in a position to offer more than another doesn't make their love any less genuine for their mate.
There's a stereotype that rich or successful people are incapable of love and therefore their acts of generosity towards their mate is always to be looked at as an attempt to "buy love". And yet those who are poor often tell their mates:
"If I could give you the moon and stars I would!"
Lets not "hate on those" who can actually do so.
Being poor is not a "prerequisite" for being able to (truly love).
Ultimately we fall in love with people who love us in the way we want to be loved. Therefore love is in the eye of the beholder.
by Castlepaloma 15 months ago
Love is hollow without sex and sex without love.What do you think?
by Sunnyglitter 7 years ago
I believe it does change and evolve after you've been in a relationship or marriage for awhile (and that's not a bad thing), but I might be wrong, so I'd like to hear other opinions.My boyfriend stopped telling me that he loves me 4 months ago. We live together, and just had a child together...
by Michelle Liew 5 years ago
What romantic love songs from musicals come to your mind?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 4 years ago
What causes so many Americans to blame society for their erroneous life choices instead of acceptingresponsibility for their particular choices?
by KateWest 6 years ago
Is love a luxury?
by L. Spikes 6 years ago
Have you ever turned down a romantic love interest's proposal to "just be friends"?Most of the people that I've seen just go along with the idea of being in the "friend zone" when this happens. Has anyone ever just flat-out rejected the idea and moved on?
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