#TheLovelyTag tag was originally written by @DarkBayForDreamers and I was tagged by my inspiring WHI friend @Paulien_99.

1. What does love mean to you?

Love is a strong and beautiful emotion, that has to be kept and cherished. Many think they are or have been in love but don't or didn't really. I think they are more in love with the idea of being in love.
When you really love someone, you can't be mistaken: you know it. You are feeling things you have never felt before and you think "Oh, now I know what I felt before wasn't love...". Also, many people are ashamed to admit that they are in love.

I see love as romantic love or love parents feel for they children. Indeed, did you know that the same areas of the brain are active during a maternal or loving relationship? Also, the frontal lobe of the brain is almost passive when you are in love, so there is no judgment towards the loved one. "Love is blind."

For me,
Love is the sun on a rainy day.
Love in creating rainbows.
Love is the electricity in your veins.
Love is warmth.
Love is patient.
Love is rewarding.
Love is loving someone.
Love is loving yourself first.

"When emptiness is still, that is eternity.
When it moves, that is love."
- Adyashanti
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2. Why do you think we feel love?

I think we feel love not to be alone in life. We all need to be appreciated as we are, with our qualities and our flaws. Love allow us to relax, to feel secured and liked, no matter what, when or how.

I really like this legend from Plato that says that humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate parts, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves.

But my most liked theory about love is that we were all created from stars, and that your soul mate is from the same star as you. We already love them, but don't know them yet.

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3. Do you believe in love at first sight?

I would like to say yes, but no. I believe at allurement at first sight, which is completely different. Someone can have a nice body, a nice face that you like, but that doesn't mean this someone has a beautiful soul. You can be attracted to someone but then, after talking to them and know them better, realize that they don't please you, are not kind or not respectful.

But I believe two soulmates will be attracted at first sight at each other, getting to know each other, become close friends and fall in love.

"Yeah you may be good looking but you're not a piece of art."
- Marina Diamandis
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4. Do you consider yourself a romantic person?

I'm a very romantic person, needy of love from others, waiting for the right one. But I'm absolutely not tactile, I don't like people to touch me, hugs, kisses... Even with my best friends. But I'm needy of it, especially hugs. I know it's contradictory... I know I would be more tactile with my soulmate only.

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5. What is in your opinion the best part about being in love?

The best is being loved for who you are deep in yourself. It's trusting someone completely, being at ease with them, telling them everything. It's being home and secured is their arms. It's understanding each others so well we don't have to talk anymore.

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6. Have you ever fallen in love with someone you can't have?

The first and only time I've fallen in love, we were best friends. He was mocking me sometimes, and I wasn't saying anything because I loved him. I've been mistaken by him, he said he loved me then he suddenly was not interested by my love anymore and wanted us to remain friends. It's never been the same anymore. We don't talk to each other at all anymore.

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7. What do you expect from the love of your life?

I want him to be kind, funny, smart, open-minded, respectful, honest and loving. I want him to be adventurous as I absolutely can't stay at home and I'm longing to experience life and travel the world.

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8. Have you already found the love of your life?

I don't have yet. I'm still waiting for, but not really looking for, him. When I'll meet and know him, I'll know it's him. And he'll know it's me. And my atoms will be attracted to his, and his to mine. And our souls will recognize their mate.

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9. Do you think love can be forever?

Yes. When it's real love, I think it cannot end. It's unconditional love, like a love from parents to their child, from a soul to its soulmate. Love in these cases is given and received, the spiral never ends.

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10. How do you make others feel loved?

First, I make sure they love themselves first. Self-love has to be felt to be open to love from others. I make people realize how happy they should be to be alive, beautiful, able to do so many things in the world, how grateful they should be to have a body to support and coat their soul.
Then, I make them realize how beautiful our world is, how stunning is a sunrise or a sunset, how amazing is the sky, how wonderfully big are trees, how immense is the ocean. I learn them to dance in the rain, to dance like nobody is watching, to feel the music in their soul.
Finally, I make compliments to them. I'm always there to listen and help, whether it is friends or people I don't know. Everyone deserve and need love.

(By the way, you reading this, if you have something on your heart that you want to talk about, I'm here for you. I'll listen. Feel free to send me a message, you'll not bother me at all.)
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This article was for #TheLovelyTag and I'm tagging everyone who read this article to join too. Think, breath, write. Everything that comes to your mind about love. Everyone deserve love, spread this around like confetti!

I love you all!

Radiating Love!