Love vs. Infatuation

Dictionary definition

Love-a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person.

Infatuation-to inspire or possess with a foolish or unreasoning passion, as of love.


I believe that love is giving your time and attention to another person unconditionally.

"I cant promise to fix all your problems but i can promise you wont have to face them alone"

This describes love for me because love is always being there for the person you love and care about in a time of need.

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Loving the way someone looks and acts without reason. Always wanting or needing to be with or around them.

"My brain is 100% you"

This describes infatuation because the person is completely enveloped by another person.

Styles of love

Storge- It means friendship and love means being friends and getting along

Agape- True love, selfless, giving to another

Consummate love- Deep affection and commitment for a person

Styles of Infatuation

Ludus- playful love, trying to win someone over

Eros- very passionate and physical

infatuated love- Loving what you first see

On the first day of school josh was sitting in class waiting for the bell to ring, when Beth walked in. He couldn't believe his eyes or help but stare at her. From that moment on he knew he had to be with her.