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I am convinced that most people do not know what love is.
What most people think romantic love is, is really just lust and self-focused fantasy. It is fantasy about self and the projection of a fantasy onto the other person.
After thinking about, studying, and discussing this subject, I am also convinced that love is not an emotional response.
Love, that is, the quality that is common to all types of loves, is the desire to do right and good things for another person.
Romantic love is to do those things for a person of the opposite sex whom you like and admire.
Lifetime love is doing right and good things for another person consistently across many years.
Romantic love is not the selfish experience of one’s pleasurable emotional reactions.
Marriage is only a good deal if both people know their roles and are willing to be good and…
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