love is Essay

Submitted By Chelsey-Lee
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Love is a force of nature. No matter how much we may want to, we can not command, or demand love, any more than we can command the moon and the stars to come and go according to our will. We can stage a seduction , but the result is more likely to be infatuation, or two illusions dancing together, rather than love.Love is bigger than you are. You can invite love, but you cannot dictate how, when, where and by who love expresses itself. You can choose to surrender to love, or not, but in the end love strikes like lightening, unpredictable and undescribable. You can even find yourself loving people you don't like at all strangley enough. Love does not come with conditions, regulations or codes.Similar to our sun , love radiates independently of our fears, wishes, and desires.Love is ultimatly free. It cannot be bought, sold, bribed or traded. You cannot make someone love you, and nor can you prevent it, for any amount of money and material things. Love cannot be imprisoned or revoked. Love is not a substance, Love has no territory, no bounderys,and no borders. Love allows room for anger, grief, and pain to be expressed and released. But love does not threaten to withhold itself if it doesn't get what it wants.But what is love, and how do we know when we're in it? First, let's start off with what love isn't.What Is Love? It Definitely Isn't...Manipulation. "If you loved me, then you would..." isn't love, but rather infatuation.Compromising who you are. If someone asks you to do or say something that isn't in your nature, that isn't true love or love at all. Although love does involve compromises between partners, someone who is in love with you will never ask you to change who you are in order to be loved. Violent passions can definitely become inflamed with someone you love, but a relationship with physical or emotional violence isn't true love. Just lust. Yes, chemistry and physical attraction are important, but true love also includes commitment, trust and respect.So then, what exactly is love?True Love Is...True Love is Caring. The ancient Greeks had many different names for different forms of love: passion,, affection for the family, desire, and general affection. But no matter how love is defined, they all hold a common trait: caring.True Love is Attractive. Attraction and chemistry…