Family & Relationships The No. 1 Sign You're in Love, According to Experts
The Five Love Languages Might Seem Cliché. But, Damn, Are They Good for Your Marriage
It’s important to figure out how we express love to those closest to us. Because we may not be doing in a way that’s most advantageous. “Many times we are expressing love to the other person, but we’re doing it in a way that would make us feel loved if they expressed it to us,” says Dr. Chapman. “We’re not expressing in a way that would make them feel loved. So I think understanding that we do have different love languages, that there are different ways in which we perceive love emotionally, is important. So if I really want to be effective, then I’ll choose to speak the love language of the other person.”Dr.
Love is a mysterious feeling—and while many people know it well, they might not be able to put it into words. It can be hard to discern the moment your feelings shift from liking someone to . However, according to experts, there is a surefire sign you're in love: You're a better, happier version of yourself. Experts tell us that shift in your mood, outlook, and energy is enough to know that you're in love.Some experts suggest that you know you're in love when you would do anything for the other person, and while this may be true, you don't need to be a martyr to be in love. Instead, a shift in your personal attitude can be a more significant identifier of true love."The number one sign that you are in love is your increased energy for life," says transitional Randi Levin. "True love fits and aligns with you. It compliments the best you in this moment, and as a result, it stimulates and motivates positive action in your every day." If you find yourself giddier than usual, science says love could be to blame. "The number one sign you're in love is that you feel great! It's all that dopamine," says Ingrid Sthare.While there are many chemicals involved in the process of falling in love, Katherine Wu at Harvard University writes that . According to Wu, dopamine is released when we do things that feel good. Thinking about, being around, and with your partner causes your body to release dopamine when you're in love, which causes you to feel elated—and gives you that special glow."Being in love is feeling lit up both physically and emotionally," says Chris Pleines from DatingScout. "Studies show that a person's body releases a certain hormone [dopamine], which makes you feel good and cheerful when you are into someone. Even if that person is around or not, you feel wonderful just by knowing that you have them in your life."
FYI, It's Totally Possible To Have Two Love Languages
Everything you need to know about figuring out what yours is—or, uh, are.First introduced by marriage counselor Gary Chapman in his book The 5 Love Languages, they “provide an easy way to curate a conversation about meeting one another's needs in a relationship,” says Indigo Stray Conger, licensed marriage and family therapist and certified sex therapist. “Over time, couples can feel that they are both making a sincere effort to show love to their partner, yet somehow end up missing each other and feeling distant.” Each encompasses a specific way a person may need to express or receive love.
Taco Bell Is Bringing Back This Major Menu Section .
After months of being reduced to drive-thru service and having to cut various menu items, Taco Bell is finally able to bring back breakfast at most stores.At the onset of the crisis, parent company Yum Brands said the decline in Taco Bell's overall sales was largely attributable to a severe drop in both late-night and breakfast sales. "The breakfast business is impacted when people aren't on the roads going to work," CEO David Gibbs said in late April, as quoted by Nation's Restaurant News. "They're not going through your drive-thru for breakfast as much.