Februarium II: Why

Why do I love? Can any of us truly imagine a world without warm embraces, passionate kisses or tender caresses?

I love because it is the most universal of human emotions. The bond of kinship, of friendship, of togetherness. The eternal desire to weather storms together and not alone.

I love because I believe in something greater than myself, greater than the sum of the parts of my relationships. I love because it is truly divine.

I love without any choice in the matter. I am compelled with every fiber of my being.

I love, therefore I am (apologies to Descartes).

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