Love may be a simply-worded notion, but its definition is nothing short of complex. To each of us, the word ‘love’ could mean vastly different things. It could signify friendship, romance, a familial bond, self-acceptance, passion, commitment, and so much more. In fact, love is the foundation of a relationship and it dictates the emotions—both positive and negative—we feel within the boundaries of one. In order to lead a fulfilling life, we need to first understand the power of love and embrace it.
Love Connects Us
Humans have a natural need to belong, to connect, to love, and be loved. As movies have us believe, love is not something elusive that we need to spend our entire lives searching for. Love exists everywhere, and all we need to do is embrace it. We have the power to create love by offering our presence to a friend when they’re down, helping strangers in their desperate times of need, forgiving someone who has wronged us, and the list goes on. Much like vibrational giving, love should be offered without expecting anything in return. If reciprocation is expected, it’s no longer an act of love—it’s a favor. Rest assured, the universe has its ways of returning the love you share in unexpected ways.
Love Leads to Self-Discovery
Our acts of love can teach us a lot about ourselves that we didn’t know. When we show love, our preferences, tastes, morals, thought processes, and instinctive responses reveal a lot about our character to ourselves, particularly when we are in circumstances where we have never been before. As we learn more about ourselves, we embark on a journey of self-discovery and eventually, a self-awareness that paves the way for success.
Love Motivates You to Do Better
When we love someone and feel loved, we find ourselves motivated, wanting to do better, and find meaning. Love gives us the strength to face new challenges since it gives us someone by our side who trusts us. It gives us the power to move forward and keep striving. Our positive emotions are on the rise and we strive to improve your life, set new goals, and always aim for the best.
Love Lets Us Envision The Future
Love is the foundation upon which we build our lives upon, and the future is no exception. When you know that you have someone by your side who believes in you, trusts you, wants to see you succeed, and will always offer a shoulder to lean on, envisioning and planning a future, especially one with them in it, becomes extremely easy.
While love certainly makes our lives all the more beautiful, we should bear in mind that we should love the people we choose for who they are, not for who we want them to be. They should not be used as a tool to cover up our shortcomings and insecurities. You’ll be surprised by the strength you gain if you love with pure intentions.
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