Opposite to a symbiotic union of love (where both parents get benefits for loving each other) the mature love unites while still preserving the own integrity, the own individuality. This love gives us the power of overcoming or feelings of isolation, but let's us still be ourselves. The paradox of it is that two human beings become one and are still two individuals.
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Giving is the highest expression of potency. In the very act of giving, I experience my strength, my wealth, my power. This experience of heightened vitality and potency fills me with joy. I experience myself as overflowing, spending, alive, hence as joyous. Giving is ...
Commonly we think love is easy while finding an object to love is difficult. The cause for this lays in our belief that romantic love just happens spontaneously.
Besides of that we often see attractive people as a gain if we manage to get together with them.
To learn how to love we need to understand that love is an art. Same as carpentry, medicine, music and many more things.
To learn an art we first need to learn the theory followed by practise.
Love is an action. An action of giving. In our society we see giving in an economical way, which means we expect to get something back or having less after giving away something.
On the other hand you can see giving as the highest form of power. In the act of giving I exper...
Care: love means caring for the life and growth of whatever we love.
Responsibility: it's not about taking responsibilities for external things but being responsible means to be ready to respond internally.
Respect: Respect doesn't me...
There's a difference between falling in love and loving.
People often fall in love for each other and become crazy for the partner. It starts with a big curiosity and attraction. At a certain point, when we know each other well enough and for a while, the intimacy starts getting less and en...
Most of us think that love is passive, that you can be loved and that you fall in love. Not that love is actually a form of art.
This is the reason why most people think that being loved depends of our popularity and our sex-appeal.
We humans know that we will die one day. Either before our beloved ones or after them. This makes life difficult. Because we get separated from others. This isolation makes us suffer and feel anxious. This is why we crave for love.
Humans of all cultures try to overcome isolation by...
Love is the unification of two poles, mostly of a male and a female pole. We can find a lot of examples in nature where one pole needs the other to be complete. Like day and night.
Traditionally the love we get from our mothers is different than the one we got from our fathers. This has to be seen in the context of Western traditional cultures.
Maternal love: unconditional love
Paternal love: conditional love (you can do something to earn it - had its pros and c...
While people became conformists to belong to our society or subgroups, nowadays we demand equality for everyone but often get confused and think people should be the "same". But polarity is necessary in live and foremost in love.
A newborn baby gets all the love from his mother from they it's born. It gets unconditional love from her. The baby learns: they love me because I am.
At the age of 8 to 10 kids start to learn that they can give love and receive love back. Thus they learn: I love be...
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