Does Love Need Making?

Loving Organically

I’m pretty sure love just happens. And I completely grasp the need for a tangible concept that warrants love making. But as of late, I wonder if love can be made or manufactured if you will.
For men, it seems like making a woman love him is a plausible notion.  The socialized mindset appears to teach men that if they are persistent enough, then they can eventually win a lady regardless of her initial stance.  Thus, men will go to extreme lengths to win the heart of a woman, even if he knows she doesn’t love him.  I suppose in theory, the idea is noble to risk all in an attempt to have the woman of your dreams.  What about her dreams?  Do they matter to a man?  Does he care if he is her 28th choice as long as she eventually gives in?
For women, our pursuit of love is very different. Not only do we want to win the heart of the man of our dreams, but we want to be the woman of his dreams.  Anything less than him feeling as passionate about her as she feels about him, is not a win at all.  It is a crushing defeat, and thus most times a woman will retreat. Women don’t consider a forced love, really a love at all. But hey, what do we know?
Contrarily, pre-arranged marriages do have the lowest divorce rates.  But sticking it out doesn’t equate to love or compatibly.  I am sure a man thought of this idea.  However, I am sure some learned to love each other and found love within this arrangement.  Some may not have any other love in which to compare their feelings with an arranged spouse.  But to those that have had real, true, and tangible love knows when it is absent, even if a man makes the most valiant effort.  Some things just can’t be manufactured.  It is or it isn’t.  Be green and only accept the organic.

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2 Responses to Does Love Need Making?

  1. Holistic Love Theory says:

    Check out the Holistic Love Theory http://susansayler.wordpress.com/ and click on ‘about the model’ I think it really helps to get a clear understanding of the different kinds of love and what part of our brain is involved in each one!

  2. Some Guy Named Joel says:

    I refuse to be a woman’s 28th option….

    Maybe I’m different, but I don’t go all-out to win any woman over…..Either she is feeling me when I make my intentions known or she isn’t. If not, I move on, and I do not approach her, EVER again. None of that “I’ma-ask-in-34-different-ways-hoping-I-can-pull-the-wool-over-her-eyes” crap…..lol

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