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We spoke with some of the leading sex researchers to talk about indicators that can help you decide.
(Here's a guide to knowing if your love is real.) And if you're caught up in this idea of "lust" when in love with someone else, you risk losing that stability and deep-rooted intimacy for a fling that's disguised as commitment.
What makes an affair entrenched in love so different is the emotional aspect of relationship -- the tightening of the chest, the can't-live-without-you kind of love that ruins lives.
"Most people in long-term relationships will develop some feelings for people other than their partner at some point," says relationships educator Kate Mc Combs.
"There's the new, lusty, infatuated feeling when you're first getting to know someone; the caring, tender feelings of wanting to commit, and the deep respect and dedication of long-term love." So, if you're having two separate relationships with two different people, where do those feelings cross from passion into love?
"Love and lust can feel so similar at the beginning stages of an attraction, it can be difficult for some people to distinguish them," Mc Combs says.