Falling in love is a wonderful experience especially when people love each other equally. Unfortunately, people sometimes tend to grow apart or even fall out of love when they are in long-term relationships. You should look for the key indicators of healthy love, whether you are starting a new relationship or trying to figure out if a long-term relationship is working.
He Doesn't Spend Quality Time With You
Relationships are built by spending quality time with the one you love. Walks in the park, dinner dates and cuddling up to watch a movie are all building blocks for a strong, loving relationship. If a man spends little or no time with you, or if he only wants to spend time with you in bed, this may indicate that he is not serious about you or your relationship.
He Is Always Looking at Other Women
It is natural for a man to look at women even when the man is with you. But if his ogling becomes excessive and disrespectful you have a serious problem. Your man should make you feel like the most beautiful woman in the room. If he is constantly staring at other women or making references to ways that you can change to look like someone else, he does not truly love you for who you are.
He Doesn't Bring You Around His Friends or Family
When a man is in love he wants the whole world to know it. If a man is serious about you and your relationship he will want to bring you around his friends and family members. This may not happen immediately, as he may want to make sure that the relationship is serious first, but it will happen. Once he is secure in the relationship, he will want the important people in his life to meet you. He will want to see how you interact with them and find out how they feel about you. If you are never invited to friendly gatherings or family functions, this is a clear sign that not only is your man not in love, but that your relationship may not be as serious as you think.
He Lies About His Whereabouts
Honesty is the key to any successful relationship. If you find yourself catching your man in lies or you are questioning his whereabouts, this is a sign that you think his heart may not truly be with you. If he says that he is working late but he is really out with the boys, or worse, another woman, this clearly indicates that his love for you is not strong.
He Doesn't Say or Show You He Loves You
As basic as this may seem, many women miss out on this vital sign. If a man loves you, he will say so. Of course there are men out there who have difficulty expressing their emotions, but if a man truly loves you, he will find a way to say it verbally or non-verbally. It may be as simple as whispering the words in your ear during an intimate moment or as elaborate as a card attached to a bouquet of flowers sent to your job, but he will deliver the message. If he does not, that may be a sign that it is time to move on.