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What is love?

  1. ronny2005 profile image73
    ronny2005posted 4 years ago

    How do you differentiate between love and lust?

    1. Leann Zarah profile image82
      Leann Zarahposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Lust is when you treat someone as a mere "sex-object" whom you can just get intimate with on a very superficial level.

      Love is when your sexual attraction is less important than giving that person respect, trust, understanding, and unconditional acceptance of her/his value as an individual. Love is when you become a better person because s/he inspires you to be one.

      1. ronny2005 profile image73
        ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks Leann Zarah!

      2. aisha91 profile image75
        aisha91posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I completely agree with you, Leann Zarah.

        1. ronny2005 profile image73
          ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Thanks aisha !

    2. Pearldiver profile image87
      Pearldiverposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      The Absolute Giveaway is how proudly someone walks when completely naked! smile

      1. ronny2005 profile image73
        ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks Pearldiver for the response.

    3. couturepopcafe profile image61
      couturepopcafeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Lust is physical, Love is ethereal.

      1. ronny2005 profile image73
        ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks.

    4. Shanna11 profile image92
      Shanna11posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      What is love....? Baby don't hurt me.... don't hurt me no more!

      1. ronny2005 profile image73
        ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks.

    5. faisal alkhalefi profile image62
      faisal alkhalefiposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Love is the beautiful life of the Standing
      Lust fun temporary

      الحب هو الحياة الجميل الدائمة
      الشهوة متعة مؤقتة

    6. Stevennix2001 profile image81
      Stevennix2001posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Lust is when you're only drawn to someone physically, while knowing very little to nothing about them other than they're attractive in your eyes.  But love is when you're drawn to a person for not only physical reasons, but for emotional and intellectual reasons as well.  Love is when you care about the needs and concerns of that particular person, and you're not just doing it to sleep with them. 

      Love is when you can describe in exact detail, or at least a brief reason, on why you're drawn to them.  If you can't name at least one reason why you love someone, then a lot of times it's nothing more than lust or a mere crush.

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      setarehposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      With love, even the most mundane things with them means something more while lust is superficial and without depth.
      I could imagine that if i were in love with someone i would even enjoy cutting coupons with him.

  2. wellnessguidesja profile image61
    wellnessguidesjaposted 4 years ago

    Love makes you want to serve the other. Lust seeks to satisfy itself.

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks wellnessguidesja

  3. Joy56 profile image59
    Joy56posted 4 years ago

    love can hurt......

    1. couturepopcafe profile image61
      couturepopcafeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Hey, duck, where've you been! (I hope that wasn't an insult. I'm trying to learn English English.)

    2. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks.

  4. TheAllSeeingEye profile image61
    TheAllSeeingEyeposted 4 years ago

    Living One Vibrational Energy

    We magnetise energy, that is what we are, receivers and transmitters of emotional energy which effects the environments we resonate within.

    The macrocosm universe is the whole ATOM while we are the small part of the whole the microcosm atom.

    What is an Atom?

    Atom is energy, cannot be destroyed or cease to exist, just is and is ever expanding and susceptible to transformation.

    Love is the only dominate force within the creation of energy and all darkness and evil is its shadow.

    Light is the creative ingredient, (let there be light to fill the void of nothingness and we have creation)

    Light is the creative force and any corruption of light is its shadow,

    the great philosophers of antiquity pointed out this understanding with some enlightening quotes

    "perhaps there is a pattern set up in the heavens for one who desires to see it, and having seen it, to find one in himself" (Plato)


    "Know that the philosopher has power over the stars, and not the stars over him" (Paracelsus)


    "As long as you still experience the stars as something above the head you lack the eye of knowledge" (Fredrick Nietzsche)


    "As we all know science began with the stars, and mankind discovered in them the dominants of the unconscious, the "gods," as well as the curious psychological qualities of the Zodiac: a complete projected theory of human character" (Carl Gustav Jung)

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks.

  5. Joy56 profile image59
    Joy56posted 4 years ago

    where have i been, here and there.

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks, Joy56!!

  6. Anti-Valentine profile image94
    Anti-Valentineposted 4 years ago

    My English teacher told me years ago that love is respect. And most people don't know how to respect, so therefore they can't possibly love.

    1. Castlepaloma profile image24
      Castlepalomaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Love can wait, lust can't

      1. Pearldiver profile image87
        Pearldiverposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        And.... You got it in one mate! big_smile

      2. couturepopcafe profile image61
        couturepopcafeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        +1

      3. Joy56 profile image59
        Joy56posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        that is too funny

    2. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you all for stopping by!

  7. PurvisBobbi44 profile image91
    PurvisBobbi44posted 4 years ago

    Love is from the heart. Lust is from the mind.

    1. Castlepaloma profile image24
      Castlepalomaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Scorpions poem

      The innocence is gone 
      But still I'm holding on 
      Searching for love that lasts forever 
      Looking for a place 
      Where love can hide away 

      Taking a chance it's now or never 

      Maybe it's time to draw the line 
      There's just one thing that's on my mind 

      Is it lust, is it love 
      Whatever it is I can't get enough 
      Is it lust, is it love 
      When I look around tell me who can I trust 
      Is it love 

      Lovers come and go 
      Sometimes it's hard to know 
      If this will be a night to treasure 
      When the damage has been done 
      And the hurting has begun 
      You'll justify a moment's pleasure 

      1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
        SomewayOuttaHereposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        ...did you write that CP?  big_smile....

        1. Castlepaloma profile image24
          Castlepalomaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          No I took it from
          Scorpions poem
          But it did steal my heart

          1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
            SomewayOuttaHereposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            i liked it too....that last line is pretty good!

            1. snigdha.s profile image80
              snigdha.sposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart,and to sing it to them when they have forgotten. Love is emotional. Lust is superficial, that which doesn't understand pain.

    2. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks.

  8. Lady_E profile image82
    Lady_Eposted 4 years ago

    Love and Lust

    Love is when you love someone for who they are, their personality, their heart, their aura - everything.

    Lust is when you love what you see. The physical - only the outside. Take away the make-up / hair / body shape / body bits and I assure you, there would be no Lust! smile

    Take away all that from the first paragraph, the Love would only grow deeper.

    1. Castlepaloma profile image24
      Castlepalomaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Dose not the whole body, mind and soul work together in the behavior of love?

    2. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks !

  9. taheruddin profile image60
    taheruddinposted 4 years ago

    love is just situation when somebody willingly can sacrifice for somebody/thing. Except the master creator,technically only soles can be loved, not thing. Something can not be loved and can not love. Love is possible between two rats but not possible between two statues.

    1. couturepopcafe profile image61
      couturepopcafeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Do you think animals have the capacity to love, as in rats? Maybe so. I'm not sure their brains are wired that way.

      Or perhaps, as you say, they have souls and can indeed know love.

    2. Castlepaloma profile image24
      Castlepalomaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      All animal love,

      Wait a minute I love the sculpture of David, maybe because I am a sculptor

      1. taheruddin profile image60
        taheruddinposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Actually, you do not love the sculpture, you like it. Because you love you and you like the sculpture, So you are also weak about the sculpture. Love is a "synonym of willingness to sacrifice gladly". You love as much as you can sacrifice.

        1. Castlepaloma profile image24
          Castlepalomaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Love is when two people or thing is stronger together than they are apart

          1. taheruddin profile image60
            taheruddinposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            I should argue on the point together. A son may not stay with his mother, but it increase affection.

            1. Castlepaloma profile image24
              Castlepalomaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              There are many kinds of love. My daughter lives 5000km away, still our love in spirit makes us both stronger.

              1. taheruddin profile image60
                taheruddinposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                yes, I do agree. Love is life. When somebody lust himself, go for suicide. Human being is designed to love, they can not live with out love. It is the stamina of life.

                1. Castlepaloma profile image24
                  Castlepalomaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Good for you

                  There are more Suicide deaths than terrorist, murder and war combined. Give a little love where there is self hate. I have friends who work on the Suicide lines and about 9 times out of ten they are just looking for anyone to love them. When babies are not loved, they can die.  Love is the most important behavior in the world and can conquer all.

                  Thanks for joining me

                  1. ronny2005 profile image73
                    ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    Thank you everyone for your views towards Love!

  10. konayuki03 profile image60
    konayuki03posted 4 years ago

    Love always miss each others.. Lust only satisfation then forgot complete.

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks konayuki !

  11. savanahl profile image78
    savanahlposted 4 years ago

    True love is unconditional. It asks for nothing, needs nothing. It just is. Love is selfless.

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you, Savana!

  12. DIYmyOmy profile image91
    DIYmyOmyposted 4 years ago

    I think love is not being able to imagine not having that person or companion critter in your life. It's that simple.

    1. Druid Dude profile image60
      Druid Dudeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Lust is for the moment. Love lasts forever.

    2. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks.

  13. pharuk temmy t profile image60
    pharuk temmy tposted 4 years ago

    Love is when you give yourself totaly to something or someone.when you love someone or something truly you will not put yourself first,you will always put them first and then you can think about yourself. The difference between love and lust is the same thing as differentiating good and bad. Love is a beautiful thing when you are in it with the right person.

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks pharuk temmy t !

  14. vicki5897 profile image82
    vicki5897posted 4 years ago

    I think love is something that remains there no matter what happens and no matter how much time goes by, it will always be there. Lust on the other hand is a powerful emotion too, but it fades away in time and can leave people in denial about how someone really is.

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks vicki !

  15. sassydee profile image50
    sassydeeposted 4 years ago

    love is when you constantly have that thing or person on your mind from the moment you wake up untill you fall asleep. lust is when you only seem to enjoy or think of that thing or person when they are in your presence kind of like, out of sight out of mind!

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks sassydee !

  16. TheMagician profile image92
    TheMagicianposted 4 years ago

    Lust is temporary, or really only involves wanting someone for their looks. Love, however, is the complete opposite smile

    I used to think I could never romantically love someone, until I met my best friend. I didn't expect to fall in love with him -- he was good looking, but nothing I'd look three times at, but our personalities matched so well and he was so amazing, I found myself falling for him. Needless to say, the same thing happened on his end. I know what I feel for him is love because the last thing I care about are his looks... I want to stand beside him 100% and cheer him on in whatever he does, and always be there for him and look out for his well being... also, I do enjoy kicking his behind at video games! smile

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks TheMagician !

  17. Diane Inside profile image85
    Diane Insideposted 4 years ago

    Love is staying with someone even when times are tough, or when you feel like getting out.

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Diane Inside !

  18. Tams R profile image86
    Tams Rposted 4 years ago

    Lust goes away about as quickly as I'm going to stop talking about it.
    Love is the moment you see a person with all their faults, understand those faults and still want to spend the rest of your life with them without changing them. True love is when they do the same.
    Love is unquestioned and simply happens regardless of the people who do not approve or like your partner. It is complete acceptance. It thrives when disagreements do not become full-fledged arguments and you know you can say what you need to say without being left for saying what you feel. It is not vengeful and it does not do harm.
    Love is the fear of your partner leaving for work and you know you have to hug them as if it were the last time because that is your greatest fear.
    And last on my list: Love is allowing one another to grow and do what each of you enjoys without feeling guilty or abandoned because you know the love is strong and trustworthy and there's nothing to be jealous about.

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Tams R !

  19. Agnes Penn profile image77
    Agnes Pennposted 4 years ago

    Love remembers and learns from past mistakes. 
    Love protects as it reveals its vulnerabilities. 
    Love conquers weaknesses while lust accentuates them. 
    Love is willing to give up the one loved when Love asks you to.
    Love is knowing you may never see the one loved again, but you've done everything to protect him.
    Love is accepting Love's will that the other no longer loves you.

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Agnes Penn !

  20. Joy56 profile image59
    Joy56posted 4 years ago

    Love does not keep account of the injury.....

    1. Castlepaloma profile image24
      Castlepalomaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Love: is when two people or thing that are stronger together than they are apart. By an attitude of gratitude, with many little acts of kindness.

      Lust without love can leave both souls hanging like an empty shell

      1. ronny2005 profile image73
        ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you Joy56 and CastlePaloma!

  21. Esenbee profile image59
    Esenbeeposted 4 years ago

    Lust is selfish while love is selfless. Lust growls with selfish desire while love is kind, patient, understanding, worthy...

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Esenbee!

      1. Esenbee profile image59
        Esenbeeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Your Welcome!

  22. microlifeline profile image59
    microlifelineposted 4 years ago

    Love is just like life,
    It is not always easy & does not always bring happiness.
    But when we do not stop living,
    then why should we stop loving...

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks microlifeline!

  23. krishna sandhya profile image60
    krishna sandhyaposted 4 years ago

    Lust is something like a physical feeling which is common to every living social animal on this planet...Lust can be fulfilled with anyone..

    But,love is something much divine,most possessive feeling which happens once.If it happens twice then question your self what about the past thing and make sure what is true.smile

    Love never comes from lust.B-)

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks krishna sandhya for opinion!

  24. Beata Stasak profile image82
    Beata Stasakposted 4 years ago

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  25. yssubramanyam profile image59
    yssubramanyamposted 4 years ago

    True love accepts as it is with out seeking change, it is the biggest hurdle and disappointment.

    1. ronny2005 profile image73
      ronny2005posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks yssubramanyam !

 
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