ENG 111 FJT14
27 April 2013
A Different kind of Love
What is love well love is – well love is something a person experiences for their selves. A person cannot tell someone else what love is because to different people that word holds different meanings. We all have had different experiences. Although everyone has felt it at one time or another, be it for a person, pet, or even a non-living object. That feeling is love. Love is felt in different amounts; it may consume your whole life and become an obsession, or perhaps it can be just a little crush. The author of What Nobody Tells You about Love adds that “You will feel it in your gut and be overcome by an undeniable sense of knowing” (Paul). Some people search for what seem their whole lifetimes for love, whereas others may seem to fall in and out of love on a regular basis. In the words of Soren, “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart” (Soren). Love is a hard word to define, but it has been felt since humans walked the earth. We can love many things and many people, but the love between a mother and her child is the most unique love of all. According to Psychology Today A child’s development encompasses many aspects including the physical social, emotional and cognitive/mental. In order for children to develop in all aspects, they must be supported in all areas and the one person most often responsible for this encouragement is the mother. Mothers tend to be the primary caregiver in both traditional and single parent families and thus are with their children more than anyone else. Mothers, therefore, are in the unique position of influencing their children’s growth is all areas of development, beginning with the bonding and attachments that they usually develop with their children. (Anapol) The love between friends, parents and their children, a respectful love for a mentor or hero, a passionate love...
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