Maybe we have been approaching LOVE backwards. That what we want is really to be LIKED. When I enter a relationship with someone I still want to be able to say I like them. Like who they are as a whole. One year from now, ten years from now. We lead with LOVE in everything we do in life. It's what we already do but sometimes don't realize. Putting yourself in someone elses shoes, It's practicing empathy eveytime you do it. Showing respect and acceptance for fellow humans. We are loving beings incarnate. Now, LIKING a person is something special. It's a choice to be active in your own life. Having a chance to build that trust with them. You can LOVE someone without liking them. Family, old friends, ex partners. I think it's when you mix the LOVE and the LIKE, That's worth something to hold onto. At least that's what makes sense to me. Projecting LOVE is effortless and selfless. Giving it away without reciprocation. To LIKE a person, I think that's what we're wanting. That's where you would like something back. To know the unique You is what's being appreciated. That's when you require balance. To know you're LOVED is a wonderful feeling. At the end of the day though, I think knowing that person just plain LIKES you... Is pretty sweet.