As a noun—
or manipulate a weaker person.
2) Weak form: Tossed around casually
. Implies that the object is strongly liked.
3) Middle form: This form is used
as an excuse or forewarning before a potentially rude statement
form: This form is usually
the most enduring. Evolutionary explanation—people “love” members
of their family
as a method of protecting
their genes. Romantic explanation—you can pick your friends, but you’re stuck with your family
, so you might as well love them
(also, there’s no place like
5) Best Friend: Best Friend form can fluctuate between the level of Family
and the Strongest form, depending on the variables
involved. A good example would be Jay and Silent Bob (see “hetero life mate,” though one should
note that best friends can be of any gender)
6) Strongest love:
a. This last form can be best recognized by the fact that it “grabs you by your whole
body.” Poetically, it can lift
you up and let you fly, or it can crush you under
the mud. Usually
it is felt
between two people in a dating relationship, although love for family members
can reach this level.
As a verb—
1) The act of feeling one of the noun forms of love
Uses (as they
correspond to the noun forms):
1) If you love
me, you’ll buy me this.
2) I just love
3) Honey, you know
you, but you look
simply hideous in that.
4) Goodnight, mom and dad, I love
6) I love
you more than the air I breath. I’m in love