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Why Love is Important

Updated on October 1, 2012

What is Love

Love is perhaps one of the most fascinating words in the world and also offers many meanings. Love can be defined with plain and simple words at times and it can be intricate and complicated. Many songs and poems are associated with love, and these masterpieces truly give joy and happiness to people from all walks of life. But no matter what, love can either be superficial or genuine. The latter is better, since genuine love is unceasing, forgiving and giving. On the point of view of Christians love is enduring and it will never fail. Moreover, love is constant and will not waver, even amid tremendous challenges and odds. It also enables people to be understanding. But as the saying goes, “Love is blind,” this is like a double edged dagger, although it work in some cases this also fails. Keep in mind that when the faculties of senses are overwhelmed with bad motives, fake love may subside. And when unauthentic love reigns expect hatred, danger, problems and worst, death may come into play.

"No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread." - Robert Burton
"No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread." - Robert Burton

To love, one must be psychologically mature...

Love is said to be in full blossomed, when mutual love is felt. Mutual love ensures fidelity, trust, help and support and harmonious cohabitation. Yes love makes the house a home, a place where everyone can live with bliss and joy.

To give a tender loving care (TLC, hehehe), one must be psychologically mature, this implies that one must be rational and have a mind that tends to act normally under any circumstances. If not violence will erupt sooner or later, or a relationship will just end in futility. Failure to give constant love at all times will just end any relationships. And healthy people tend to love even further, as they steer clear from cravings to vices and infidelity, since their faculties of thinking is stable and sound.

Parting words...

Love is evident in people who fear their Creator. Lastly, love can also be seen in people who practice responsible parenthood. These people don’t stop in providing their respective family with their needs and wants and help each other to be physically, emotionally and mentally healthy.

I hope this write-up helps in a way though for it contains the value of love.... Have a nice day everybody!

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      Ponce 4 years ago

      Love has been my pain for the past 4 years.... even though i'm finally understanding that she doesn't love me, i still hope she matures a bit more and realize the life she lives is only going to lead her back to the same mistakes. question is... am i making the same mistake over and over for 4 years?

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      Beth37 4 years ago

      Hi, I hope you will not mind me asking, but if you ever have time to read my hub, I would love to have your input into my situation if you wouldn't mind.

      http://beth37.hubpages.com/hub/my-oh-my

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      derrick 5 years ago

      life is like a piece of cake there are good parts and there are bad parts

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      TSOTETSI MOSEBETSI. 5 years ago

      IF A GAL TOLD U DAT SHE LAV U SHE MEAN IT U MUST NEVA MIND JST B HAPPY 4 GETTING LAV DNT BIT UR GALFRND JST B NYC EVEN IF IS HARD 4 U JST COPE.

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      moneycop 5 years ago from JABALPUR

      Good post...but if u find the science behind love and happiness i mentioned, u can decorate your words more beautifully.

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      fabulus val 6 years ago

      rilly enjoyed the hub

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      fucsia 6 years ago

      To give a tender loving care one must be psychologically mature..... I am totally agree... one must be mature, indipendent, mental healthy, and loving first of all ourselves.

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      DON BALDERAS 6 years ago

      Love is manifested in many ways. It is expressed in many ways. It is lived to the truest sense. Thanks for this lovingly inspiring hub.

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      Gener Geminiano 6 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

      Thanks guys for finding time to read this hub appreciate it a lot...

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      MatthewDavenport 6 years ago from Warsaw, MO

      Good insight. This could be put into a lesson format for marriage counseling.

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      James A Watkins 6 years ago from Chicago

      Thank you for this lovely Hub. I enjoyed reading your expressiveness. Well done!

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      BJBenson 6 years ago from USA

      I enjoyed reading your hub. The degrees of love. It can only be told with passion. Very nice

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      Gener Geminiano 6 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

      Glad you agree with me you are kind...

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      Kamran100 6 years ago

      Very nice post dear..love is very important in life, but there is need true love from heart,

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      Gener Geminiano 6 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

      Thanks for the lovely insights to the two of you, Kathryn and Camp... You are both kind...

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      Campolim 6 years ago

      Love is a word only known to us we have four more on the original of Greek origin. Agape = Love beginning of the Creator to his ciatura. Fileo = Love's affiliation with the father to son. Sterger = Love property. Eros = Love Sex. As you can see love is the noblest sense that humans may have

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      kathryn1000 6 years ago from London

      I was talking to a friend and she said she has always found it difficult to admit she is wrong but she can now.I think that is a sign of maturity.And also,not taking everything personally.

      And not being too dependent on one person for all your needs.It's very interresting

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      Gener Geminiano 6 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

      Thanks Ashantina...

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      Gener Geminiano 6 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

      Thanks a lot HH for the kind words...

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      Ashantina 6 years ago

      You hit the nail on the head with the importance of emotional maturity. It's these types of people who show you HOW to love... Thanks for sharing.

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      Hello, hello, 6 years ago from London, UK

      A brilliately written hub. Thanks for an enjoyable read.

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      Gener Geminiano 6 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

      There are ways to be mature, refining your attitudes and character, learning from past mistakes and see to it that you are sensible to others feelings as well.

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      Gener Geminiano 6 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

      @rich - Thanks for the post rich...

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      kathryn1000 6 years ago from London

      But how do you get mature?

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      richtwf 6 years ago

      'To love one must be psychologically mature...'

      Very true words my friend. If we're not then relationships are certainly more likely to be shipwrecked. Constant love is needed if a relationship is to survive and thrive, much like a garden which needs constant nurturing.

      Very useful hub my friend and you might like to take a look at the following:

      (These are some personal thoughts on what I think love is.)

      https://hubpages.com/health/How-do-you-spell-time

      Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you.

      God bless and peace!

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