4How would you describe the kind of love the tree had? How would you describe the kind of love the boy had?How did you describe love?
5Love is a feeling you feel when you feel you are feeling a feeling you’ve never felt before.
6LOVE according to Webster’s Dictionary Strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties.Attraction based on sexual desire, affection, and tenderness felt.Connection based on admiration, benevolence, unselfish loyalty, concern for the good of another, or common interestsWarm attachment, enthusiasm, or devotion, to hold dear.A score of zero, holding one’s opponent scoreless in tennis.
7We know for sure that…. Love is vital to the well-being of a person Elderly in rest homes or without spouseLove is based on and best expressed through trust, honesty, and respect.There are many types of love that we receive daily.Before you can love anyone else, you must first love yourself = Self Love
8Unconditional loveShowing love towards someone regardless of his or her actions or beliefs
9SELF-LOVE Respect and concern for self An egotistic, narcissistic kind of love.
10COMPANIONSHIP LOVE.Typically found in good friendships
11PLATONIC LOVESpiritual and intellectual relationship between a man and a woman.Non sexual, no physical attraction
12MANIC LOVEA crazy, possessive,jealous kind of love.
13PRAGMATIC LOVEA rational reasoning kind of love.Arranged marriage
14ROMANTIC LOVEAlso known as “puppy love”, is an exaggerated form of love.
15ALTRUISTIC LOVESelfless love, or concern for the spouse.
16SEXUAL LOVEThe intimate expression of love. This type of love is best saved for a committed married couple
17Love vs. Infatuation Happens quickly Short-lived Physical thrills JealousyRush to marryGrows slowlyLong lastingTrustMore realisticMore thoughtful
18Each group will divide the statements about love into two piles Each group will divide the statements about love into two piles. Infatuation and Love
19Love is …….. * Grows slowly, beginning with friendship * Lasts over a long period of time* Involves the entire character and personality of the partner* The relationship grows and matures as time passes* Little jealousy—accepting of one another's feelings* Work harder at assigned tasks* Less emotional and moody—more happy and kind* Opinions of other people are not as important* Fun times and friendship are more important than a physical relationship* Share common interests* Enjoy being together without need of expensive entertainment* Trust and have confidence in self and in the relationship* Trust the partner* There is no rush to make decisions—the future is planned with confidence* More vital, more energy* See life realistically
20Infatuation is ………. Is common during teen years * Grows rapidly—love at first sight* Does not last long* Occurs shortly after breaking up with someone—known as “on the rebound”* Is centered on a few admired traits in the other person* Is often based on physical traits or feelings* Does not see or acknowledge the other person's weaknesses* The relationship stays the same for a long time—does not go anywhere* Selfish and possessive of the other person—jealous* Disagreements are common -- fighting* Daydream—cannot concentrate on necessary tasks* May lose your appetite* Is easily influenced by the person they are infatuated with* Creates a selfish relationship—"How can he/she help me get what I want?"* Other people's opinions matter too much* May be based on physical enjoyment–a couple who finds themselves bored without physical stimulation* Feelings of insecurity* Lack of trust in partner* Feels a real need to marry* Causes lack of ambition and to disregard problems
21WEB LOVE INFATUATION Money and status Money and status Sex Sex Physical looksPhysical looksINFATUATIONLOVE
23What Love Isn’tDear Abby, after 13 years of being with an abusive husband, I finally figured out what a jerk here really is. I sat down one day and wrote down all the things he has put me through and titled it, “Love isn’t”….Raising you hand with intent to scare or harm your spouse.Making yourself absent when your spouse is sickStanding them up for important celebrationsScreaming or yelling at themCalling them names: stupid, liar,Being nice only when you want affectionNot letting them express their opinionsThinking of yourself firstCriticizing them in front of other peopleThreatening themBeing physically, verbally, and emotionally abusive
24Ladder of Love Mature love for others Love for children Love for the opposite sexLove for someone the same sex, olderLove for same sex friendFirst love outside the familyLove of other relativesLove for secondary caregiverLove for primary caregiverSelf-loveLove for humankind, very unselfish love.Unselfish love with ability to love without expecting anything in return.Begins with interest in the other sex and continues throughout life.Role model and exemplified what you wanted to become.Close friend of the same age and sex.You had fun with this person and loved him for the times shared.Love of a relative which brought a special sense of security.This person met your needs and cared for you. Usually your father.Your primary caregiver (usually mother).Until you love yourself, you cannot truly love another.
25Look at your “ABCs of Love Look at your “ABCs of Love.” What types of love were the characteristics you listed?