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A Deep Dive into: Love [pt.8] – Is true love about admiration (of a friend)? + The [super fucking cool] Philosophy of: ‘Being just good friends’

This is a deep dive into the one word that may be more confused or have a greater subjective meaning than any other in the English language: Love. What does it really mean?
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Isn’t it terrible, Eryximachus,” he says, “that the poets have composed hymns and poems to other gods, but none of them has ever composed a eulogy of Love, though he is such an ancient and important god.

– From Plato’s The Symposium

Is Platonic love of someone you’re attracted to firstly possible? And is it true love? 

The love that Plato talks about is a love of someone you admire, but who also completes you. They add a part to you that may be still missing.

Is that kind of love, free of jealousy, possession, and sex, a love that is true love?