Love Is No Secret That Love Conquers All Essay

778 Words Aug 17th, 2016 4 Pages
It is no secret that Love conquers all, but what seems to spark a big controversy these days is whether love is really “love” or just a mutual attachment. To analyze the similarities and differences, one must first understand what each of them is. The website www.merriam-webster.com/ defines love as a strong or constant affection for someone or something and attachment as an affectionate feeling for someone or something. There is only a slight difference between these two definitions and that is the word “Constant.” Love is Constant; Attachment is not, but it doesn’t stop there. Because these two are so similar, people are often mislead into thinking attachment is love and love is attachment; but these two cannot coexist. Attachment seems to grow from the fear of being alone. Think about it. Typically, people fear being alone so they decide to settle for less than they deserve and end up selling themselves short. Attachment is also sometimes dangerous because people grow so strong in their fear of being alone that not only do they settle for less, but because they may feel safe and secure, they think it is love. Love is Vehement; Attachment is Apathetic. Experts say that the closest feeling to love is hate. Usually, when a couple calls the wedding bells off, they become enraged and full of remorse. This does not happen when two beings are attached. Usually, the feeling of despair or sadness fills one’s heart, but nothing that comes close to hate. Love is a feeling that is…

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