The Most Colossally Misunderstood Four-letter Word

It’s that crazy little thing.

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Types of Love

There’s more than one type of love, and the Ancient Greeks had many different words for it.

  • Philia-affectionate love, love between equals but not family.
  • Storge- love for family or close friends. Love without physical attraction.
  • Ludus- playful love like among young lovers.
  • Mania-obsessive love. It signifies an imbalance between eros and Ludus.
  • Pragma-enduring love, love beyond the physical that has lasted a long time.
  • Philautia- self-love
  • Agape- love of humanity or Self-less Love. Also called a spiritual type of love. It is free from desire or expectation.

Love is hard

Unless it’s an occasion where the expression of love is expected, like a wedding, it’s not something that comes easily.

The Answer

Yes, and no.

The Problem

There are two problems in my way of thinking.

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Marilyn is a writer, yogi, and spiritual medium. Her favorite people are animals, especially ones that meow. She loves the ocean and hates one-use plastic.

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