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Love Is Not A Feeling

In modern society, we think that we have a good handle on love. We have moved beyond the oppression of the past and are free to love and to be loved. Countless programs, films, adverts and Instagram stories seek to show us what real love is; and how we can achieve it. Yet we are surrounded by broken relationships and failed marriages. Promises of a life that we dreamed of that were shattered by reality. We have been fed a lie. Love is not a feeling. What we call love is in fact infatuation. This intensity of feeling fades. All relationships have that phase. The honeymoon phase. That feeling of intense desire. And then it ends. And we settle into " something else ". The problem is that the version of love that has been sold to us tells us that the " something else " is bad. We then must seek for that love (infatuation) again. If we can't get it back with that same person then we seek it with someone else. But love is not