The experience of being in love has often been romanticized by poets and given almost mystical qualities - but at the same, most human beings on the planet fall in love at least once during their lives, so in some ways it is a very common thing to happen.
Being in love is a state of mind which has been described variously as like being mentally ill, intoxicated, irrational, absurd, and by some as being the best feeling ever. Perhaps everybody's individual experience of being in love is slightly different, but there are common feelings that most people experience.
Here is my list of the top 10 ways to know when you are in love. You do not need to experience all of the symptoms in the list in order to be in love, but it gives you some idea of what to look out for - and if you are experiencing most of them, then you probably are in love!