What is puppy love? As you may have heard, puppy love refers to a shallow attraction between two people are close to each other. This kind of love is most common among young people who have no real exposure in life. It is therefore mistaken with the real kind of love since it is mostly the first kind of attraction that most people feel towards their friends and acquaintances but they get to outgrow the feeling as they get more exposed to life. Puppy love is therefore very important even though many people would not realize this at first.
The main important benefit of puppy love is that it gives you the opportunity to identify the real love when it comes into our lives. “How would you know the best phone if you have never used a phone?”. Love is no different to this scenario and therefore puppy love helps us to realize when real love happens. There is also the confusion that comes in when trying to judge the kind of love you are feeling towards someone.
Differentiating puppy love from the real love
The difference between puppy love and real love is quite simple as real love is characterized by an immense desire to share your life with the other person. It is therefore based on the outwards attraction and also the attraction towards a person’s inner being. Puppy love, on the other hand, is based on other things that are very shallow like the physical appearance, money or even fame. With the absence of these things, then the love wouldn’t exist.
Puppy love will, therefore, die out as time passes. While real love is involved, you get to tell someone that you love them without any reason at all. You would, therefore, give up anything just to be close to a person you love. As research shows, most people who get married as a result of this immature love, end up having very unsuccessful marriages.
Another way of trying to differentiate this is by putting yourself out there and seeing if you are attracted to somebody else other than the one you are currently with. This, however, does not mean betraying the trust of the person you are with just because you are confused.
Betrayal can make you lose your one and true love and might realize it when it’s too late. You can, therefore, make excuses to take a relationship break
without breaking up with someone giving you time to seriously think things over
and if you go back to your mate, then that might be true love after all.
True love always brings people together but before you find it, you must keep yourself busy with puppy love. Whenever it therefore comes, it will sweep over your feet and it will be something that you will never want to let go. But also do not expect too much to happen to indicate that it is indeed true love as people at times expect so much that they end up thinking that its puppy love when indeed it is not.