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Love, the Feeling, versus Love, the Capacity (Immature Love versus Mature Love, part 2)


. A properly (or fully) developed human being is a Loving human being. Love, ultimately, is a capacity. A capacity that develops as the result of developing many other capacities and virtues and behavioral predispositions. Some of these are of … Continue reading

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Real Love & The Examined Life


We naturally tend to speak to others in our own love language, meaning we try to love others in the way we would want to be loved, in ways that speak love to us. This is just part of being … Continue reading

Posted in "The Denial of Death", Conscience, Conscious Love, Courage, Differentiation, Ernest Becker, Immature Love, Intimate Relationships, Love, Love is a Decision, Love is Not a Feeling, M. Scott Peck, Mature Love, Mental Health, Spiritual Growth, The Road Less Traveled, Waking Up, What is Love? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Are You in a Conscious or an Unconscious Relationship?


Our intimate relationships and friendships (even family relationships between adults) can be characterized as being either conscious or unconscious. A conscious relationship is organized around two people’s highest values and principles; it is governed by their consciences, by their sense … Continue reading

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