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Tibor V. Varga

PhD student, Lund University

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Love is overrated

You will never find your true love, there is no perfect relationship.
Or is there?
Isn't love overrated? Shouldn't we aim for other types of relationships (eg. open relationships, not monogamous relationships, communes)?

Topics: love
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  • Sep 28 2012: Problems arise when we attempt to shoehorn our own intuitive responses into societal "norms". I think the substance of love is more often poorly defined than overrated. We "should" do that which we feel is the most personally beneficial within the constraints of our personally defined code of morals and ethics. I think enlightened selfishness is more conducive to sustaining love than misguided altruism.

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