People erroneously think their being joyful is the prerogative of their partner.
Real love is not a phenomenon as such; rather it’s a natural flow from within your very being outwards to another person, no one can understand your own mind more than yourself.
Physical intimacy doesn’t necessarily give birth to emotional intimacy, to achieve this, you have to work at it.
The emotion of love is silent and formless; but by our actions and words we it form and meaning to make it active. Our words and actions are the practical side of love.