from infatuation 2 love
is difficult because they are
opposites in many ways.
Infatuation is transcendent ↔ Love is down 2 earth.
Infatuation creates a fantasy ↔ Love accepts a reality.
Infatuation is an addiction ↔ Love is a commitment.
Infatuation craves unity ↔ Love cherishes separateness.
Infatuation evades responsibility ↔ Love wholeheartedly accepts it.
Infatuation is effortless ↔ Love is hard work.
love is an ongoing process
& as with happiness, the striving
4 fulfillment becomes itself the fulfillment.
Love is supported
by three things – Liking, Respect & Desire.
Liking & Respect are subject 2 sweet reason.
Desire is the Joker because it depends alas on feelings,
something we can’t control with our sweet reason
4 desire is something that’s there or it isn’t.