February 12, 2001    





Do you believe in love at first sight?

Love at first sight seems to me to be a shallow concept; for that is love based on appearance alone, not personality. I suppose its not impossible; It just seems like it wouldnt really work.

Talia, 23
, CT   USA

Oh, absolutely!

Firelady, 23
, TX    USA

No... I believe you can have lust at first sight, be phsically attracted to a person, i don't believe you can be in love with someone without getting to know them.

Dianne, 16
Oshawa, Ontario  CANADA

"...yes I'm certain that it happens all the time." (That's all I can come up with, too tired to give a real answer this morning.)

etoile, 20

I believe in Sasquatch, I believe I am going to be aducted by Aliens (although that is probably wishful thinking), I believe in the Lochness Monster, and I believe in Lust at First Sight, not love.

Mick, 30
, IL   USA

I don't think there is "Love" at first sight but I beleive its possible to know that there is something amazing about this person and you know that person will be around awhile upon first meeting.

Stephanie, 25

Absolutely! Every serious relationship I've had has begun with a recognizable spark. That doesn't mean you don't have to work at building enduring bonds, but without that first mysterious chemical reaction, the   potential isn't there.

Jane, 60
West Linn
, OR   USA

Not when it comes to people. Cars, paintings, bodies sure. But not people.

Alias Irrelevante

I believe in a connection at first sight, or lust at first sight, but not love. Love is a deep connection,respect, and history.

Katie2, 18
, MI   USA

No. It isn't "love" that people feel at first sight, it is just attraction. Something about the person draws you in. True love takes a long time to develop.

Maggie, 20
, IL   USA

No, I believe that you can see someone and be attracted to them and want to get to know them more, and "think" that you and them could be more than you are right then. But I do not believe that you can love someone w/out knowing them. Probably because it has never happend to me.

Anjel, 19


Laura, 36
, MA   USA

If you call the phenomenon "infatuation", yes. Love is a more complex emotion.

Jill, 60

It's a nice fantasy, but in practice it seems to be based mostly on illusion. I do believe in chemistry and intuition and instinct when applied to relationships. But the head should be listened to as much as the heart and love is something that grows and develops.

Felicia, 35


Eric, 18
Beverly Hills

right now, I don't even know if I believe in love, period.

Jaden, 21
Brampton, Ontario  CANADA

No. I think that love at first sight is just falling in love with someone's looks.

Angela, 16
, SC    USA


A-Dog, 18
, OR   USA

Yes, I truly do. Because i have had it happen. It was wonderful....but ended in heartbreak, and a good friendship...

Adrianne, 15

Sure I do...why not!

Tracy, 24
Ocean City
, NJ   USA

i believe in lust at first site, not love.

jenn, 18
, MI   USA

I do believe love at first sight. When it is towards the right person though.

Jason, 21
, NY   USA

*shrug* It's never happened to me. But I guess it's possible.

Karen, 21

Tricky question for me. I met the love of my life, my current fiance, on  the   internet. We "talked" for three months prior to meeting face to face. We had each developed feelings for one another before we ever met. By the time we did have our first live date, I was completely sure it wouldn't be a total flop, but wasn't certain if the physical chemistry would be what I'd hoped.  It was all that and more, even after just a long drive and then a walk through the zoo. So for me, yes...I do believe in love at first sight. In general, I think it's more like infatuation or strong attraction at first sight, which usually leads to more dating and sometimes a lastingrelationship if nurtured with care.

Fisch, 45
, CT   USA

no, not really. . .I believe in lust at first sight. . .

mothmc, 36
Los Angeles
, CA   USA

Well, maybe you can look at a person and say "Wow, I think I'm in love"...but you can't really love a person until you've met them and know them. I mean, you could see a really beautiful woman walking down the street and think you're in love, and then see another woman who wasn't as beautiful, and she could turn out to be the one for you. Everyone always goes by what they see, and I think that everyone should learn how to get to know someone before judging them.

Jeremy, 13
Highlands Ranch

I wouldn't say I don't believe in it. But, personally, it hasn't ever happened to me, and probably won't. I guess I'm just not one of those people. Now, I have fallen in lust at first sight but that's about all.

Lisa J., 22

I think so. You can be incredibly attracted or drawn to someone at first site and not know why.

Janet, 42
E. Brunswick

Nope. How can you fall in love with someone you don't know? Like they say, "Beauty is only skin deep".

Kevin2, 18
Frazier Park

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