What is love? Some say it doesn't exist. I think of it as a heartbeat. One minute it is going strong and the next it stops so suddenly you think everything is over. Maybe it will come back. Maybe it is gone forever.
"How could you? I love him!"

"He loves me. He will always be there for me."

"She told me she loves me today. I said it back."

"I don't believe in love. It is a foolish thing."
by j. byrne March 07, 2012
Love is an emotion of strong affection and personal attachment.1 Love is also a virtue representing all of human kindness, compassion, and affection; and "the unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another".2

Love is central to many religions, as in the Christian phrase, "God is love" or Agape in the Canonical gospels.3 Love may also be described as actions towards others (or oneself) based on compassion, or as actions towards others based on affection.4

In English, love refers to a variety of different feelings, states, and attitudes, ranging from pleasure ("I loved that meal") to interpersonal attraction ("I love my partner"). "Love" may refer specifically to the passionate desire and intimacy of romantic love, to the sexual love of eros, to the emotional closeness of familial love, or the platonic love that defines friendship,5 to the profound oneness or devotion of religious love.6 This diversity of uses and meanings, combined with the complexity of the feelings involved, makes love unusually difficult to consistently define, even compared to other emotional states.

Love in its various forms acts as a major facilitator of interpersonal relationships and, owing to its central psychological importance, is one of the most common themes in the creative arts.7

Love may be understood as part of the survival instinct, a function to keep human beings together against menaces and to facilitate the continuation of the species.8
e.x. Love is the universal language.
by feist17 February 05, 2012
its liek cocaine; its gr8 at first but thn after a couple times it makes ur life a living hell.
"i thnk im in luv :)"
"haha sucks for u! love is evil"
by omglol21 December 11, 2011
If someone doesn't think he/she has love in his/her life, he/she will say that it doesn't exist but is simply an evolution illusion serving the purpose of reproduction.

If someone is aware of the love in his/her life, he/she understands that love is something that goes beyond the connection between romantic partners. All things are loved: plants, insects, animals, water, air, fire, the ground we walk on, everything. You don't have to EVER have a romantic partner to know what love is because love inevitably connects people of various relationships: parent and child, person and pet, friends, co-workers, animals and nature.

In Navajo, when you love someone who you KNOW you will never stop unconditionally loving (particularly with family), you say: ayor anosh'ni.

If you do not open your eyes to love, you do not truly live.
"Do not pity the dead. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love."

-J.K. Rowling through Albus Dumbledore
by TheAnalyzer55 November 18, 2011
Something taught while one is young. Though a totally false feeling. Completely bogus and a total illusion. Clouds one's mind and blinds one's judgement
I love her
by The 13th Doctor October 02, 2011
"i heard you love Jean-Luc"

"yeah, the sex is great!"
by JaiLuck September 27, 2011
love is and affection and emotional feeling that you have for someone that you have develop during your time with that person the emotions you have will be like butterflies in your stomach an you will always think about that person you would always be there for that person and to help them when they need help never to lie to that person nor to make them sad always love that person an always be there
james love for her is more than his love for basketball.
by harrypottter 221 September 23, 2011

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