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Why You Don’t Need Love

It is just a myth that you need love.

You don’t need love because love is not a thing to get for yourself. Love is an action that you express to others by giving them the gift of the authentic you.

You Don't Need Love, Brad W. Smith photographer, Lifeishotblog, Bright orange orb, blue sky, large clouds, waves hitting rocks and beach

Let your love shine through your actions and your words.

What you need is to give love.

When you engage in a real relationship with others by sharing the real you, you’re giving love.

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Love Messages Lost

In watching others mourn the death of a loved one, I have observed that one of the things they have lost with the death of their loved one is the sensation of being loved and the messages of love that person regularly sent them.

2 men working together to fill 6 bottles of wine from the barrel

Whether we’re working or just goofing off, spending the time together with someone who cares gives us the clear message that we are loved and valued.

Those messages can be anything from “I love you” to life-affirming words of encouragement and support. Even the so-called little things that people do for one another like take them coffee in the morning or pick them up from work are forms of love messages. So they are not only mourning the death and all the obvious losses that go with it, they are mourning these losses while at the same time they have an immediate deficit of affirmations of love, support and encouragement.

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