Many people confuse sexual attraction with true romantic love. The reason for this is because, romantic love includes feelings of sexual attraction. But, there is much more to true love than simple sexual feelings.The main way to distinguish true love from simple sexual desire is: TIME. True love lasts more than three or four months, and often lasts indefinately. True love is based on a long-standing satisfaction with the companionship of the other person. True love includes an attraction to the other person’s personality, an attraction which usually lasts indefinitely. True love includes the desire for association, which often remains indefinitely. True love fuels ongoing sexual interest. Frequent contact strengthens your attraction to the other person. Your feelings grow and blossom over time. Your feelings persist.I hope I have helped clarify the difference between love and lust for you. And, I hope that, after reading my list, you realize that you have found true love.