Love is not always the passionate sexual love that we see in the movies. According to the Greeks here are 7 types of love that we feel throughout our life.

Eros (ἔρως): This is romantic, passionate love, often associated with desire and longing.

Philia (φιλία): This is deep friendship and camaraderie. It's the love between friends, where there is mutual respect, loyalty, and shared interests.

Storge (στοργή): This is natural affection, like the love between parents and children, or within families.

Agape (ἀγάπη): This is unconditional, selfless love, often associated with charity and altruism.

Pragma (πράγμα): This is enduring, practical love. It's the love that exists between long-married couples, built on commitment, compromise, and mutual understanding.

Ludus (λῦδος): This is playful, flirtatious love. It's the love found in the early stages of a relationship, characterized by teasing, joking, and light-heartedness.

Philautia (φιλαυτία): This is self-love, but it's not necessarily narcissistic. It encompasses both self-care and self-respect.

It is absolutely possible for a person to feel different kinds of love in the same relationships in different phases of life. What is important is that the love stays.

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