Love seems to be the one thing that all people want in their lives, but it’s important to find true love and not let yourself be caught up in superficial love. Sometimes it can be hard to tell the difference because the person you’re with may put on a good act. You need to be aware of the differences.

Look for these 5 things that will show you it’s true love:

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#1. Less reassurance from others

All relationships can leave you asking some questions, but if you find yourself riddled with doubt and running to the people around you for reassurance about your own experience, then something is wrong. If it’s true love, you will feel sure of it in yourself, and the opinions of others won’t matter to you.

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#2. All of them

It’s easy to appreciate the surface qualities and positive traits of another person, but the real test of love is whether you are happy to be with the whole person. In superficial love, you will notice yourself being annoyed by flaws whereas in true love you will identify them and have compassion for your lover.

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#3. Future looks clear

The future is always up in the air, but when you are with someone who fits the bill, you will notice yourself imagining a specific future together. Don’t be scared, this is just a sign that you’re in a promising union.

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#4. Transparent trust

Trust is the thing that makes or breaks all connections and it can feel like a needle in a haystack. Don’t fret. When you find yourself in the right relationship, trust will come on its own and you will not have to fight for the string that holds things together.

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#5. Increased happiness

Relationships take work, it’s true, but they’re not supposed to make your life harder! A strong and positive relationship will help you feel happier overall. Things may not be perfect, but knowing you are supported and loved with lighten your load.

Superficial love can be fun for a time, but it’s not cut out to last. Look for these 5 signs when you’re interested in a real love story.

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We at BetterMe want everyone to know and experience true love. It is out there for everyone and until it knocks on your door we are here to remind you that you deserve the best love!

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