dictionary.reference.com wrote:love /lʌv/ Show Spelled [luhv] Show IPA noun, verb,loved, lov·ing.
1.a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person.
2.a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, or friend.
3.sexual passion or desire.
4.a person toward whom love is felt; beloved person; sweetheart.
5.(used in direct address as a term of endearment, affection, or the like): Would you like to see a movie, love?
6.a love affair; an intensely amorous incident; amour.
7.sexual intercourse; copulation.
8.(initial capital letter) a personification of sexual affection, as Eros or Cupid.
9.affectionate concern for the well-being of others: the love of one's neighbor.
10.strong predilection, enthusiasm, or liking for anything: her love of books.
11.the object or thing so liked: The theater was her great love.
12.the benevolent affection of God for His creatures, or the reverent affection due from them to God.
13.Chiefly Tennis. a score of zero; nothing.
14.a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter L.
Love is tricky. It's developed a lot of definitions, at this point.
A psychoanalyst does not consider the FEELING of love so much as the definition of love.
Love can be long or short, intense or calm...
It can be a lot of things.
We're capable love. Even long term love if the conditions are correct.
The issue isn't whether we can love, it's whether we can find someone with the patience to love us in return.
It's whether we can find someone that will hang onto us and convince us there's no reason to leave before they do, simply because we know they won't be going somewhere.
It's whether we can become self-aware enough to recognize love from infatuation.
It's whether we can realize that sometimes love is unrequieted, but worth experiencing instead of running from.
Yes. We can love...
But it's not as easy as normies.