How Do You Know That You Are Having a Crush?
Do you feel woozy every time your object of affection passes by your desk in class? Do you swoon with delirious happiness whenever he says as much as a 'hi' to you? Well, guess who's having a crush?
Crushes are a natural part of growing up. During teenage, your body goes through physical and emotional changes. One such change is an acute awareness of oneself, and the need to be loved.
Is Infatuation the Same as True Love?
Teens often mistake infatuation for love. To be fair, it is difficult to tell the difference between young love and infatuation. You need to know the person well enough to make a fair judgment of your feelings. 'Love at first sight' does happen, but only very rarely. In most cases, the attraction is purely physical.
Is Teen Love Unhealthy?
Teen love is also a wonderful emotion. It helps in the natural progression from a child to an adult. It gives you an identity, and helps you understand a new range of human emotions. Jealousy, over protectiveness, lust, self-confidence, self-belief, and emotional maturity are some of the outcomes of teen love. Teens learn to tackle deeper emotional and psychological issues as they grow into adults. You can think of this phase as the butterfly struggling out of its cocoon.
Coping with young love may be difficult, especially when you fall in love for the first time.
Don't let your feelings overrun your life. Love should not affect your attention towards your studies or sports. While you may find it difficult to concentrate on your studies or sports, don't stop trying.
A lot of the trials and tribulations of adolescence can be attributed to teenage love. Seemingly insignificant, teenage love can in fact mark the beginning of great, mature, and everlasting love. The following love quotes for teens expound on the impish and youthful love that brews between two young hearts.
What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love.
They do not love that do not show their love. The course of true love never did run smooth. Love is a familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but love.
First love, with its frantic haughty imagination, swings its object clear of the everyday, over the rut of living, making him all looks, silences, gestures, attitudes, a burning phrase with no context.
C. S. Lewis
Why love if losing hurts so much? We love to know that we are not alone.
Raquel Cepeda, Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina
Nobody, she felt, understood her--not her mother, not her father, not her sister or brother, none of the girls or boys at school, nadie -- except her man.
It's funny, most people can be around someone and then gradually begin to love them and never know exactly when it happened.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin
The young habitually mistake lust for love, they're infested with idealism of all kinds.
A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house.
All sorts of yayness floods my brain. Love is such a drug.
Love: a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker.
George Bernard Shaw
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
Love is as strict as acting. If you want to love somebody, stand there and do it. If you don't, don't. There are no other choices.
Winnie the Pooh
Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would I'd never leave.
I love you as you are, but do not tell me how that is.
I think it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
Henry Ward Beecher
Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist`s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Men always want to be a woman's first love; women like to be a man's last romance.
The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life.
There is nothing better for the spirit or the body than a love affair. It elevates the thoughts and flattens the stomachs.
The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms. Everything is more beautiful when they have passed.
Stolen kisses are always sweetest.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.