Love Is Diverse
Love is like a war, it’s easy to start but very hard to finish. Throughout history there have been so many different ways to describe it between different cultures because it is such a broad subject. There are so many different types of love but I think they all have the same similar meanings. Whether it’s the love within a sports team, the love that someone could have for themselves or the many varieties of love shown by parents that help raise their children I think there are so many different avenues to show such a strong feeling that can be showed towards so many different things. Overall I think that love is a strong infatuated emotion that one has for something or someone. Parental love can be one of the strongest types of love there is. There are many different types of parents in the world that vary in how they raise their kids. Just because parents raise their children in different ways it does not mean that they love their child any less. For example, a parent that uses a more physical disciplinary style and is stricter with their kids compared to a parent that uses timeouts for discipline and is very passive may seem like there could be an alteration in how much any of these styles of parents love their children. Depending on how you were raised, one style might seem more loving than the other. My parents were the physical disciplinary and strict type of parents but I know they love me with their heart and soul. My dad used to have to travel across Canada for his job and I never got to spend a lot of time with him when I was younger. He told me it was a sacrifice he had to make in order to support me and my mom who was trying to finish off medical school at the time and is currently a nurse. Just like the mother in the essay Attila The Honey I’m Home by Kristin Van Ogtrop, the mother talks about being a completely different person at work than she is at home and feeling overwhelmed. Being away from her family so much is a sacrifice she...
Cited: Hooks, Bell. “On Building A Community Of Love.”/Reading our world/.2nd ed. Ed. Robert P. Yagelski. Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2010. 81-84. Print.
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