Arguably the most powerful human emotion since it provokes other emotions such as desire, jealousy, obsession and perhaps even rage; it can be totally unpredictable at times the way it sneaks up on you. It is the most beautiful emotion and yet, it can also be the scariest one. Even the rock band "Foreigner" just couldn't figure out its true meaning. Love has different incarnations. Parental love, sexual love, family love and even love and passion for a certain material thing.
Many beautiful human traits and action have been inspired by love. Many other human flaws and despicable acts have been inspired by it. Love is different and takes a lot of work, and while it may not last forever, it definitely births other emotions such as respect, commitment and adoration.
To write about love is everyone's right and how each individual perceives love differs day and night. Even how one perceives it over one's course of life differs. What is the same is every individual has a capacity for it, be it real or unreal in other's "judgement" of it. I'm lucky to have experienced love as an experience over the course of my life. Since I was a baby, I was doted by parents and relatives. I have a great deal of paternal love … more
Love is any of a number of emotions and experiences related to a sense of strong affection and attachment. The word love can refer to a variety of different feelings, states, and attitudes, ranging from generic pleasure ("I loved that meal") to intense interpersonal attraction ("I love my boyfriend"). This diversity of uses and meanings, combined with the complexity of the feelings involved, makes love unusually difficult to consistently define, even compared to other emotional states. As an abstract concept, love usually refers to a deep, ineffable feeling of tenderly caring for another person. Even this limited conception of love, however, encompasses a wealth of different feelings, from the passionate desire and intimacy of romantic love to the nonsexual emotional closeness of familial and platonic love to the profound oneness or devotion of religious love. Love in its various forms acts as a major facilitator of interpersonal relationships and, owing to its central psychological importance, is one of the most common themes in the creative arts.