"They're endangered.” ― Cassandra Clare, “[Saint Anthony] said, in his solitude, he sometimes encountered devils who looked like angels, and other times he found angels who looked like devils.When asked how he could tell the difference, the saint said that you can only tell which is which by the way you feel after the creature has left your company.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, “He reached forward to cup my cheek, the touch surprising me.Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.- Erica Jong We must learn to live together as brothersor perish together as fools.- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The unfolding intensity feels just as organic as the moment you realized you were totally into this person right in front of you (in my case, right when I had conveniently given up hope on the Toronto dating scene).
I used to say fools rush in, warning of the dangers of diving headfirst into a relationship after days or weeks of knowing one another.
If you start on such a lust-masked high, the only place you have to go is downhill, I'd tell my friends. In the seemingly abrupt shedding of my single status, I gained a little insight as to how this even happened (seriously, WTF), and on the fine, mind-messing line between love and lust.
Perhaps this person carries within them an angel--one sent to you for some higher purpose; to teach you an important lesson or to keep you safe during a perilous time.
What you must do is trust in them--even if they come hand in hand with pain or suffering--the reason for their presence will become clear in due time."Though here is a word of warning--you may grow to love this person but remember they are not yours to keep.