The Four Types And Blocks Of Love
Since love is as diverse as there are countries and cultures. Love is normally one of those very few as a general rule of thumb that is supposed to be a united world language such as the number system. No matter where a person travels in the world, the numbering system is the same i.e. 1, 2, 3, 4….15 and so forth. It has been stipulated as written by Mr. Gary Chapman (1995), “… the need to feel loved is a primary human emotional need”.
The three building blocks of love are: Passion which critically relates to physical and deep emotional arousal; Intimacy is the strong bonding connection between partners; and the last block is Commitment which is highly different form the other blocks in which both partners has to make a conscious decision to stay with one another.
There are many more types of love but the four major types of love (in Greek) that build upon the blocks of love are: Agape (love) is the unconditional love that is not superficial but it is the love that no matter what flaw or short coming a partner may possess, looks beyond to the depth of the person and is satisfied with each others heart. Phileo (Filio) is the well known tender, kind, platonic love that fuels a friendship. Storge (affection) is the love directly responsible for the love parents naturally feel for their children and family members feel for each other. The last love type but not least is the Eros (love) which is the passionate and intense intimate love that partners feel for each other. Eros in…