Love. It’s one of the most overused words in our language and society. In a sense one could argue that the word itself has become over-general or even cheapened in our society.

So… it’s Valentines Day and it’s got me thinking.

What is love?

Dictionary.com says: a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person

three key words there:

1.) profound(ly)
2.) tender (which I would argue love isn’t always!)
3.) passionate

Another question I have is this: how do you know when you love someone? I think that’s definitely correlated to what you think love is, which makes that question pretty important.

And my final question: Is love enough? And by that I mean… in the sense of “romantic love,” if two people truly love each other, is that all it takes? Or is there more to it?

What do you think?

And finally… one of my favorite love quotes from the movie The Last Kiss:

“Stop talking about love. Every asshole in the world says he loves somebody. It means nothing. It still doesn’t mean anything. What you feel only matters to you. It’s what you DO to the people you say you love, that’s what matters. It’s the only thing that counts.”

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