Alyson. Age: 31.
The Greeks had four words to describe what we call love, Eros, romantic lovePhileo, enjoyment, fondness, friendshipStorge family loyalty and Agape unconditional love with stick-ability. I like to think of them broadly as. Obviously, all of these loves work together, but only Agape is free from the error of our humanity.
Kira. Age: 22.
8 Different Types of Love According to the Ancient Greeks
Love is a special and complicated emotion which is quite difficult to understand. Although most people believe that love revolves around the heart, it actually occurs in the brain. To describe these styles, the Ancient Greeks came up with four terms Eros, storge, agape and philia to symbolize their four types of love.
Evalyn. Age: 27.
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Whoever knows and experiences Agape sees that nothing else in this world is of any importance, only loving. They had so much to give — and the world demanded so little — that they were obliged to seek out the deserts and isolated places because love was so great that it transfigured them. They became the hermit saints that we know today.
Sharing personal information brings people closer together. Verified by Psychology Today. Hide and Seek. Everyone seems to be hankering after romantic love, but few of us realize that far from being timeless and universal, romantic love is in fact a modern construct, one that emerged in tandem with the novel.