QUESTION: When was the last time that you spoke about love, with the conversation going deeper than saying, “I love you”?
- This week
- This year
- Can’t remember
QUESTION: How significant is love as a priority in your life? (Consider different forms of love, including romantic, familial, platonic, etc.)
- Not important
- Super important
QUESTION: How much love are you sharing with your loved ones on any given day?
It is clear that love is never simple, that it brings with it struggles of the past and hopes for the future, and that it is loaded with material that may be remotely—if at all—connected to the person who is the apparent object of love.
Wow. After chewing on the latter part of that sentence, I summarized his statement as follows: We bring parts of ourselves to relationships that have nothing to do with your loved one.