Love around the World
English 101, section 5A1
16 October 2013
Love is an emotion and a feeling of deep affection. Love can be associated with fondness and tenderness. Usually, people who love will do anything that they can for their loved ones. They stick with them through good times and bad. Sometimes love can be confused with the word “like.” Like is very different from love in the sense that it means something more like “compare” or “relate” while love means “passionate.” Love also comes in many different forms. These forms of love include material love, friendship love, family love, and romantic love which are some of the most ...view middle of the document...
For instance, a woman loves a man because he has a nice truck or someone tells another person that he loves her but he really wants nothing but her money.
Another common type of love is friendship love. With this type of love, loyalty and trust play big roles. Friends need to be able to express their feelings to one another. Usually, friends share some of the same interests and have things in common. Sometimes people have friends they hang around with but with whom they are not very close. However, these people have other friends with whom they are very close. For instance, Susan and Beth are best friends. They talk to each other about everything and depend on each other’s confidence. These two girls can trust each other and are able to be themselves around each other. Friends tend to be people who can laugh and cry with each other. Friends give advice when needed and are there for their friends when they need advice. They do not need to be with each other every day. They just need to know that the other is only a phone call away. Friendship love is a nice thing to have.
Then, there is family love. Family love means that a person would do anything in his or her power for this family member. These family members can either share a blood or legal bond. There is love of parents for their children, children for parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents. Additionally, these family members love each other no matter what. Regardless of what they do not like about the next person they will always love them. Some people may call this unconditional love. Parental love is also associated with family love. This is love from his or her parent. This type of family love sets a basis for how people deal with real world situations. The love that parents have for their child or children is a very strong bond. They want to nurture their babies and protect them. They try to teach them right from wrong and respect for others. Many parents would sacrifice their lives for the sake of their children. Knowing that you have family in this world makes it easier to live. There are no doubts that there is always someone...