Everyone currently dating needs to ask the question…Am I in love or am I in lust? Lust literally means over-desire. It is when you take something that is good, twist it, and add cravings to it so you are consumed until you are gratified. Love is the foundation our families and society are based on.
The second definition could apply to almost anything, from food to a new car, in addition to a person. They define lust as most of us see it and deal with it every day. No emotion. No relationship. Nothing on the inside that makes a person who they are.
Lust is a psychological force producing intense desire for an object, or circumstance fulfilling the emotion while already having a significant other or amount of the desired object. It can take such mundane forms as the lust for food see gluttony as distinct from the need for food. Religions tend to draw a distinction between passion and lust by further categorizing lust as an immoral desire and passion as morally accepted. Whereas passion, regardless of its strength is maintained to be something God-given and moral, because the purpose, actions and intentions behind it are benevolent and ordered toward creation, while also being governed by the person's intellect and will.
Not every person experiences sexual desire; those who do not experience it may be labelled asexual. Sexual desire can be spontaneous or responsive. The sexual desire spectrum is described by Stephen B.