Originally Posted by Berengarius7
Oh, i've felt chemistry allright, i've experienced biological attraction to some female i thought was good looking. Yes, i've felt that, but some sort of immediate knowledge that "This is it! She's the one for me! The one i've waited for all my life! I'm in *L-O-V-E*!"? Nope, never encountered such a thing. And i've lived over half my life expectancy. That's the point i'm trying to make.
I have experienced that, several times in my life for several people.
However, perhaps you misinterprete the emotional state most people call love: Its not eternal or immediate by definition. The feeling can be enduring, for sure. It can stay long enough to base a lifelong relationship on it in some cases and they are not as rare as news papers want to make us think (but rare enough, they allways where). That the emotion of love can come and go doesnt make it not love. The colour red is red, eventhough the rose changes colour over time.