How does one know that love is real, and if it is that one's in love? ?Ai? (14)

One doesn't, and that is perhaps what makes being in love such fun. It is such an improbable notion that two people will have this special relationship and not confuse it with something else like lust, power, coping with boredom and so on. Perhaps an implication is that if one thinks one is in love one should take serious steps to examine one's motives carefully, since otherwise it would be easy to mistake as love relationships generally considered as less binding.

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