Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/05/01


I' m so confused, I think I' m in love, but it' s such a sublime feeling like you only feel once or twice in a lifetime. I' ve been in love before, I' ve known what it is to like someone before you know enough about sex to desire them and later I learnt what it is to love someone AND desire them in a sexual way too. But this time it' s different. He is an amazing person who doesn' t make me dream but think. He tells me about things and it makes me think of who I am and what I do, and it makes me less afraid to be myself and help people in need. He has no idea how he makes me feel because I don' t express it, but I love him for all the good things he does for others and his personality in general. I could sit beside him for hours, just talking with him. I feel like I have so much to learn from him. And he brings so much peace into my heart. Sometimes I wish I could spend my entire life beside him. I feel some physical attraction too and sometimes when he talks I feel tempted to touch his arm or face. But I don' t have any sexual feelings. I even feel like sex with him would be a crime. I feel like holding him and feeling his heart though. And the other day he bent towards me to say something and I thought he was going to kiss my cheek and felt my heart beating like never before. But fortunately I didn' t look at him, so he didn' t notice anything. I' m afraid that he realizes how much I like him and decides not to see me so often. But at the same time I' m not jealous if he tells me about his other friends and I' d be happy to see him happy with other girl, if he was in love with someone else, just the same way I' d be happy to be that girl. We are in our mid-twenties. Is it normal to feel like this and is there any kind of love when you love so much but you don' t feel like you HAVE to have this person' s love? Or is this just what you feel in a good friendship?

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageCyberShrink

I suppose it would only be at the very end of a lifetime that you'd know what one only feels once or twice in a lifetime, and you're probably a long way from that. Amyhow, it sounds as though you have found a good person in your life. But it sounds as though you may be obsessively over-analyzing the situation, massaging it in search of more, rather than just enjoying what there is. Sounds like the basis of a really good, non-possessive friendship. Enjoy

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.