Today, I am going to share with you another snippet from my latest book, 8 Rules of Love. This time, we will talk about the definition of love. Rule #3: Define Love Before You Think It, Feel It, Or Say It - in this chapter we break down the different phases of love and dating, the pitfalls that often lead to breakups, and the steps we can take to be more present in the relationship and form deep connections with the other person. You can order my new book 8 RULES OF LOVE at 8rulesoflove.com or at a retail store near you. You can also get the chance to see me live on my first ever world tour. This is a 90 minute interactive show where I will take you on a journey of finding, keeping and even letting go of love. Head to jayshettytour.com and find out if I'll be in a city near you. Thank you so much for all your support - I hope to see you soon. Key Takeaways: 00:00 Intro 03:02 Rule #3: Define love before you think it, feel it, or say it 09:39 The Four Phases of Love - We rarely elaborate when we tell other people we love them 14:03 Phase 1 - Attraction - In phase one, we feel a spark of intrigue, interest and attraction 20:14 The Three Date Rule - Three dates usually provide enough time to determine compatibility 31:35 Phase 2 - Dreams - We strive to dismantle false expectations and focus on realistic expectations 32:11 False Expectations - We often have a checklist of the qualities our partners should have 35:52 Rhythms and Routines - Instead of chasing the dream of what might be, spend time to get to know the other person 43:31 Phase 3 - Struggle and Growth - Confronting differences and disappointments and putting in the effort to resolve them 48:18 Phase 4 - Trust - The growth that you go through together builds into trust Like this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally! Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty https://jayshettypurpose.com/fb-getting-started-as-a-life-coach-podcast/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.