Monday, May 7, 2012

Love at First Sight

Does it exist?

Occasionally, I get comments on my books. Some people complain that the love is too fast. That my main characters fall in love too quickly. That real life isn't like that.

So, I ask you, do you believe in love at first sight? Why or why not?

I do. I've lived it.

My husband does. He's lived it.

He will tell you how he fell in love with me the moment he laid eyes on me. He will tell you how he knew that day that I was "the one"! He will tell you that his love for me only grew from then on.

And I would tell you that I felt that connection on our first date. I held back my feelings. I wouldn't believe that he was the one because I had been hurt before. It didn't take long for him to break through the wall around my heart. I loved him from the the first day, but admitting it took a little longer.

When people said that we wouldn't last because we fell in love too fast...well, we showed them! We're still going strong over a decade later.

Why don't some people believe in love at first sight? Have they just never experienced it? Have they never had that connection?

Just because it didn't happen to you doesn't mean it never happens.

On another note, I write YA. Teens fall hard and fast when they like someone.

1 comment:

  1. Oooh.... you and your husband sound SO much like me and mine. I swear, when I first met my husband, I was not impressed. But for some reason, the first time I heard him laugh it was like a bell went off in my head. I had been through two horrible marriages by that time and had two little kids to think of. But he was so very patient and kind. And yes. Love at first sight DOES exist. From the one book of yours I read, I don't think the love happens too fast, I think you are spot on. Keep up the good work!