1 ) EROS ( PASSIONATE LOVE)
-Love at the first sight
-Where the partner’s physical appearance is highly important
-The Eros lover gets involved very quickly
-Eg: My lover and I were attracted to each other immediately after we first met.
2) STORGE ( COMPANIONATE LOVE/FRIENDSHIP)
-slow-growing love, evolving out of affection and friendship
-Similarity between partners is extremely important
-Love is really a deep friendship, not a mysterious emotion.
3) LUDUS (GAME –PLAYING LOVE)
-Love played as a game, never take this love too seriously
-Very playful in their approach of love
-Ludus lovers don’t mean to cause harm but they often do, with multiple partners at once.
-Eg: I have sometimes had to keep two of my lovers away from finding out about each other.
4) MANIA ( POSSESSIVE LOVE)
-highly emotional, roller coaster ride of love
-mania lovers obsess about their partners
-Easily get jealous
-They fit with stereotype of ‘romantic love’
-Eg: I cannot relax if I suspect my lover is with someone else
5) PRAGMA ( LOGICAL / PRACTICAL LOVE)
-Pragmatic love: commonsensical, realistic, feet on the ground
-Pragmatic lovers know what they are looking for in a relationship and have ‘condition’ that must be met
-Eg: it’s good to love someone with a similar background
6) AGAPE (SELFLESS LOVE)
- Totally selfless, giving and altruistic love
-Loving his partner too much.
-Agapic lovers are never think of themselves but their partners and what they can do for them
-It’s more spiritual than physical
- eg: I would rather suffer myself than let my lover suffer
so . . .which one that belongs to you? have a blast ;)