Defining Love

Hey everyone, 

I was talking to a friend of mine and we were wondering about the definition of love. What is Love to us? 

Here is what I came up with: 

To me “Love” is a delicate potion, a mix of attraction, admiration, desire, and care – all the above being physical and intellectual.

For it to happen, you need an initial encounter – and follow-ups of course.

For this mind-blowing cocktail to start brewing itself to maturity, you need a twist of sweet scents – probably linked to the compatibility of our respective hormones. Think of how evocative the scent of your partner can be… and the feel of their touch… There is some chemical magic going on there.

For it achieve its full blown force you need two individuals who are ready to let their newfound love turn their worlds upside down, and build another one together in their place.

For it to last you need mutual acknowledgement, respect, availability, and unconditional support.

In your partner you find a best friend, a family member and a lover. All wrapped up in one exquisite wonder of a human being.

Now if you have a moment to spare I would love to read your definition in the comment section ❤

Much love to you all!



22 Comments Add yours

  1. Love is the extension of oneself for our own growth and the growth of the beloved

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    1. Wow! That is a beautiful definition, M. I love it 🙂 with a giant L.!

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    2. Thank you for contributing 🙂

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    3. It is an aspect I did not capture in my definition and now I can see that it is really missing. Thank you again. I am impressed by your wise words.

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      1. I am always impressed by you. Stay amazing

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        1. Thank you, M ❤ That is an adorable thing to say. I will do my best. Always.

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    1. Thank you Andrew 🙂 That is sweet of you to stop by and read. I am really curious of what your definition of love is. You have such an amazing loving connection with your wife. I would love to read your take.

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      1. My definition of love? Making your partner’s happiness first and foremost. Wanting them to flourish and grow. I really should write a post about this.

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        1. A generous and heartwarming definition ❤ thank you Andrew! It is gorgeous 🙂 and yes you should most definitely write a post about it 😉 Thank you for your precious contribution ❤

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  2. I’d say you have nailed it ☺

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    1. Haha! Thank you, Fionn 🙂 Does this comment bail you out of giving your definition?… mmm clever you 🙂


  3. Ninefifteen says:

    That’s a beautiful definition 💕 mine would be: sometimes two people put on a table their hope, vision of life, wisdom, care and a bit of their souls…and magic happens: this is love.

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    1. This is a very sweet definition you came up with there 🙂 Thank you for sharing N. ❤

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      1. Ninefifteen says:

        Thanks 😊 keep on posting awesome texts 😊

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        1. Aw ❤ Thank you for your support 🙂 I will do my best.

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  4. Love is being happy for another as much as yourself. 🙂

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    1. Hey Richard! Fantastic definition 🙂 I am loving the equal grounds element it brings on the table. Thanks for taking part in my little inquiry ❤

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