Attempting to be your E. Hindu writers, theologians, and philosophers have distinguished nine forms of , which can be found in the and works by. Someone who is engrossed in something is so focused on it that they pay little or no attention to their surroundings. However, with Greek as with many other languages , it has been historically difficult to separate the meanings of these words totally. Christina Lauren packed quite a punch with Love and Other Words.
It is a listening ear, a sympathetic heart, a welcoming gaze, and a tender touch. When we give our time, devotion, and energy to others, we give the greatest gift of all, ourselves. He said that a human being, created in the image of God, who is love, is able to practice love; to give himself to God and others and by receiving and experiencing God's love in contemplation eros. Adjectives that inspire, describe the value that others get from a speech, event, or person. Do not forget to love with forgiveness, Christ saved an adulterous women from those who would stone her. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again. Some historians date modern conceptions of romantic love to courtly Europe during or after , although the prior existence of romantic attachments is attested by ancient love poetry.
Instead, in Buddhism it refers to detachment and unselfish interest in others' welfare. Service is how that idea is expressed. To love at all is to be vulnerable. Many different theories attempt to the nature and function of love. Romantic words: breathless, burning, ravishing, infatuation, bliss, captivating, enthralling, magical, mystical, evocative. It is complementary to wisdom and is necessary for enlightenment. Sensuous words: sleek, silky, delicious, mesmerizing, provocative, fascinating, compelling, sexy, hot, enticing.
In this sense, Fromm held that love is ultimately not a feeling at all, but rather is a commitment to, and adherence to, loving actions towards another, oneself, or many others, over a sustained duration. A story that is so much more. Love may be felt for a friend, family member, or spouse. It had the pure and placid expression of the human soul, when it dwells in love and peace. I was doing great until I ran out of stars. You are also meant to experience what you give in return.
Macy and Elliot were a couple that belonged together. This conveys the impression of the love having been planted in your heart so it can grow into passion. A cliche or two could save a lot of effort. I felt like I was reading the same book, although I'll admit, this one was better and much more emotional and the 'event' literally ripped my heart out. Modern authors have distinguished further varieties of romantic love. I feel like I've had my heart torn from my chest.
Since everything is a reflection of God, the school of Sufism practices to see the beauty inside the apparently ugly. Hygge is the conscious appreciation of recognising everything you have and enjoying to the present moment. When you learn to love yourself, not for who you are but despite who you are, you will be able to treat others in the same manner. A common viewpoint of Sufism is that through love, humankind can get back to its inherent purity and grace. Elliot has no idea why she ran. Macy's father purchased this second home for them after his wife Macy's mother passed away. The traditional psychological view sees love as being a combination of and passionate love.
Then their relationship ended, and they had not seen or spoken to each other in eleven years. Learn to be at home with yourself and you soon will be able to be a source of comfort to others. With a painstaking attention to details, Christina Lauren takes us on an excruciating journey through past and present and illustrates one of the sweetest tale of friendship I've had the pleasure to read. Explaining love to a hypothetical person who had not himself or herself experienced love or being loved would be very difficult because to such a person love would appear to be quite strange if not outright irrational behavior. Love and Other Words is an enthralling read about friendship, first love, and broken hearts.
In some languages, the difference is very important. Attachment is generally based on commitments such as and , or on mutual friendship based on things like shared interests. Two of my criteria are a guaranteed happy ending and romance or at least a love story. But after a series of tragic events, Macy seemingly drops off the map, and she and Elliot drift apart. This book is pure bliss on so many levels. If you find any joy and value in what I do, please consider becoming a Sustaining Patron with a recurring monthly donation of your choosing, between a cup of tea and a good lunch.