Posted: Friday, February 10, 2012 4:51:25 AM
The biggest most widely asked question is, “What is love?” People are always finding ways to love or be loved. It is in human nature for us to seek out love. We can’t help, but to question love all it’s own. We do it on daily basis. We see it in our parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and exedra.
There is a certain type of love I feel towards my father, mother, and brothers. That love that we share can’t ever be replaced. Love in a family is seething you cannot find anywhere else. It is so unique and specific to every single family. In my family we love each other, but we might not show it. When it comes down to it we love and cherish another. There are many ways to express your love for another person. There isn’t just one way.
The other type of love is the one you have with another person. Where it is just you and that person. Today in the media teens are bombarded with images of broken families. There isn’t a TV show out there that doesn’t have a parent that is divorced or has cheated. That negatively impacts the way young adults think about love. It makes us not take love serious. People my age now days just throw out there when it shouldn’t be thrown around. We use “love” as another way of saying like. I feel that like and love are to different things and should be used as so. Love is so sacred and pure that people degrade it by using it that way. They should realize what they are saying and if they do ask themselves if they mean it. If not then don’t say it.
Many people always go to when they think of love. Yes, love is part of sex but not in the way most teens see it in the twenty-first century. To me sex is such a bid step that it should only happen when you know it is really, but I mean really love between the two people. But society is telling us it is okay to have sex just for fun and pleasure. That is how society and modernity have taught us love is. In my views and morals that is not what love is.
Love is when you feel something for that person that you never felt before. That when you look into his/her eyes your heart literally stops. When you find yourself smiling because you’re thinking about that person. That is what love should be and has been for over centuries. I feel that in today’s modern world that is not happening as often as it should. More and more people are just using the word love in the wrong way. They think because they like someone that it is love; when it's not. What most people think or want it to be love isn’t. That is the lie society teaches us and many of us fall into.