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Share the Love
2/9/2012 3:18:46 PM
All types of love should be acknowledged and celebrated on February 14th and throughout the month and year.
It's February, and love is in the air; everywhere merchants have long since stocked their shelves with stunning red things that express love, romantic love.
Is romantic love the most important and meaningful type of affection we humans can express toward each other, or should all types of love be acknowledged during February, and specifically on February 14th?
Would it be an affront to those in romantic relationships to be asked to "share the love?"
Would the negative aspects outweigh the positive ones?
I know it is typical to focus only on a specific type of relationship during the month,but how much more memorable would the day,2/14,the month,be if all types of love and affection were celebrated out loud. Would more romantic love be the result?
This Valentine's Day,each of us has a very unique opportunity to raise the bar and include all those we love on Valentine's Day.
Doing so could just fan the flames of hope,fairness,joy and peace.
Let's think outside the box this Valentine's Day,and throw some love toward all of the various people whom we know, admire, and respect.
What to Do Next?
1.Determine your answer to the question: Should all types of love be celebrated on Valentine's Day?
2.If you agree,consider ways to celebrate the many types of love relationships you share with others;
3.If you do not agree with the question, figure out why.Disagreeing is fine as long as you have logical reasons with no bitterness,etc., for disagreeing.
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