What is the definition of love?
Love is the most profound emotion we experience as humans. Did you know that 72% of people believe in love at first sight? The tricky thing about love is that we can feel it in a variety of different states–when we’re happy, sad, angry, confused or excited–and our attitudes about love can range from affectionate. Did you know that88% of Americans state love as being the top reason they choose to get married? It is very easy to acknowledge that the idea of love plays a pretty big role in our lives.
The ancient Greeks used seven words to define the different states of love we may experience:
- Natural Affection (Storge)
- Friendship (Philia)
- Self-Love (Philautia)
- Flirting (Ludus)
- Sexual And Erotica (Eros)
- Committed, Married Love (Pragma)
- Unconditional, Divine Love (Agape)
Though there are many different kinds of love to experience, the romantic and affectionate expression of love is what, on some level, we’re all seeking. The reason being that the majority of us find fulfillment through the comfort of a deeply committed and romantic relationship. And, fulfillment is all about filling The Love Bucket®
The Need For A Definition of Love… enter Lovematism
Love takes on different forms, and there are four that shine the brightest. We can each experience love in our own way, which is why defining the term ‘love’ is so complicated. Our culture makes us curious to know how others perceive love so we can determine how our love stacks up against that definition. Think about it: if you say you’re in love with someone, but your friends or family don’t see the chemistry, they may respond with “can’t see the love angle.” So what, exactly, is love?
Love is an overused word for many things: I love my dog. I love my shoes. I love my car. Love is used for many situations. How do you define something so uncontrollable and versatile?
What is Love? Sexual Dynamics in Lovematism
Chemistry is the physical attraction – sexual magnetism. From the scientific point of view, love is a powerful and permanent neurological condition. Love is chemistry, and it’s not something you can necessarily control. When you feel true love, the brain can release a whole set of chemicals, allowing you to experience it in different expressions. There is a difference between lust and love. Lust is a temporary desire fueled by an increased release of testosterone and estrogen–it lasts for a short time, then you stabilize, and it’s gone.
What is Love? Passion in Lovematism
Emotional connection of two lovers that has the sparks of passion keep the emotional rhythm and hearts beating together. This is sharing happiness, joy, fun of romance, caring, and compassion. There is a heartfelt love vibration, a coherent connection and you resonant together. There is a commitment to the relationship that lasts and is far beyond being dedicated actual relationship itself because the connection is so strong.
What is Love? Soul Mates in Lovematism
Whether you go to church or have a religious practice, some people direct their love toward God, or celebrities, and we can hold love for our neighbors, country and objects outside the relationship. It is through your shared experience of what you believe God to be that together you constantly work to develop and nurture this aspect of your relationship. When it comes to spirit, the soul mate connection is sort of a threesome.
What is Love? Sapiosexual Attraction in Lovematism
Lovematism represents the passionate bond of lovers. It is not just that you finds intelligence to be a sexually attractive quality but that you are enamored by the way your lover thinks, what they talk about, and how their mind works. This is not necessary intelligence in being book-smart but the way YOUR lover thinks, talks, and views the world. You must sync up mentally to have a deep connection.
Why Lovematism as the better definition of Love?
Lovematism embraces the four aspects that keeps the bond (think: embrace) with our lover. You need at least two of these aspects to have a relationship. If you have three it gets stronger. When you have all four you can weather most any storm and rise up to enjoy every sunrise together. Lovematism is the bond on the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels. Lovematism fills The Love Bucket® in so many ways.
Lovematism is what we all want. For Valentine’s Day and everyday.
What is lovematism?
Lovematism bonds and connects two lovers in a unified link of trust, intimacy and interdependence. Lovematism enhances the dimensions of relating that are attained through the mind, heart, body and soul connections.
Deeply enduring love relationships are built on all four connection aspects of the bond of lovematism: heart, mind, body, soul.
4 Connections of the Bond of Lovematism
MYSTICISM OF THE SPIRIT
Soul Connection: Practices, like praying or meditation. Spiritual philosophies or way of living. Karma or soul purpose to be together. Soul connection of two lovers.
HYPNOTISM OF THE MIND
Mindset Connection: Attitudes, perceptions, tastes, approaches, subject matter of conversation, ways of thinking, levels of consciousness, and appealing to the imagination, intelligence and intellisense of the mind. Mind connection of two lovers.
MAGNETISM OF THE BODY
Sex Connection: Sexual dimension of physical chemistry, attraction, and energy. Sexual connection of two lovers.
EMOTIONAL RHYTHM TWO HEARTS BEATING AS ONE
Emotion Connection: Sharing happiness, joy, fun of romance, caring, and compassion. Heartfelt love vibration, coherence and resonance. Emotional connection of two lovers.
The bond of lovematism is universal. The intensity of the interaction strengthens the bond of lovers.
Lovematism transforms human potential
to manifest the divine.
Only two of the four aspects of lovematism are needed for a relationship. It is possible that you have three but the fourth one is a disconnect in an area you cannot compromise so the relationship is over or does not start.
The personal meaning of love will change with each different relationship. Some couples may not experience all aspects of lovematism. Their love is just as true and as meaningful.
Happy Valentine’s Day from The Love Linguist.
Go Fill The Love Bucket and share love today!
Today, I am playing solo in a beautiful coastal city while the “brains” are masterminding.
It was a little overcast so I stopped in to get a cup of hot mint tea and get connected. It was time to write an article for The Love Bucket Blog.
I was sitting at nice corner table and beside me were two lounge chairs waiting for the next patron. Suddenly there was a flurry of activity with people filling up the empty chairs. Soon, across from me was a gorgeous woman, sitting alone.
In short measure, a very attentive man arrived with drinks. He left and came back a couple of times, each time softly kissing the beautiful woman on the lips.
The attraction between them was MAGNETIC! Instead of sitting in the comfortable lounge chair, the gentleman sat on the stool right beside her. He definitely wanted to be close to her.
Their conversation was lively and she was beaming a beautiful smile. They were like the Coffee Bean + Tea Leaf, different yet complimentary. Everyone around could feel their love attraction. It was so uplifting.
I walked over and asked if I may have a moment with them. They were gracious and inviting and spoke with me. I told them I wanted to write a Love Bucket blog post about them. They were slightly embarrassed by agreed. They didn’t want their photo taken, as they said it was “too early” – that’s why the photo above has empty chairs. As promised, I’ll keep their anonymity.
They met two weeks ago and he lives in a different city. He has a job offer that will bring him closer. They both are involved in careers in sports and looked very fit.
I asked what they would be doing together NEXT weekend and he immediately volunteered that he knows she likes wine and they would be doing a wine tasting. Her eyes lit up at the suggestion. He said that TODAY he was trying to convince her to shake her current time obligations but she was committed. He did say that he wanted to see her later in the evening and she nodded in agreement.
I shared with them the concept of lovematism. They loved it! For sure they were feeling massive attraction towards one another in more than one of the four aspects of lovematism.
Young, fresh vibrant love is such a delight to witness. Thank you for letting me share your story on the love bucket blog!
Love Bucket Special Wedding Moments with Oksana and Larry
Simply watching the wedding video with Oksana and Larry gives you a glimpse of what real love between a man and woman is all about. You see it, you feel it, and it makes your heart happy. Watching love brings joy into your heart.
Larry was with me when I was on the hot seat for “Her Love Bucket” with Mike Koenigs (Traffic Geyser) and Frank Kern (Mass Control). Larry is a brilliant marketer, developer, and online genius. He is also a man that knows a good woman and what to do to fill her love bucket!
When I met Oksana her sweet nature shone like the sun. A very sexy lady with a darling personality, you cannot help but like her, and most love her.
Larry certainly does. Love her that is. He made sure there special day was perfect. This is a couple that enjoyed the journey of the wedding as well as sharing the special wedding moment with friends and family.
Every time Larry kisses Oksana you can feel the passion and fireworks. The bond lovematism is so strong between them.
Oksana and Larry love together, love together, work together, dance together, play together, and share together.
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Love Bucket Engagements, Weddings and Lovematism!
We can share our love with friends and family. The wedding and marriage of Melanie and Michael has received many comments and the couple is showered with love. May they experience the deep bond of lovematism.
Weddings aren’t the only big relationship activity of the day. Engagements get top-billing on facebook. The red heart shows prominently on the profile as the name of the fiancé and fiancée is now clearly attached together.
LOVE IS IN THE AIR!!!
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