According to C.S. Lewis, there are four kinds of love, based in part on the four Greek words for love: affection, friendship, romance, and charity. Affection is a fondness through familiarity (a brotherly love).
A self-fulfilling prophecy is a strongly held belief or delusion, declared as truth when in actuality it is false, yet due to positive feedback between belief and behavior, becomes accepted as reality. When it comes to dating, what’s your self-fulfilling prophecy?
I just read an article about lyricist and book writer Alan Jay Lerner, one of the legendary collaborators in the world of musicals. His collaboration with Frederick J. Loewe spawned some monster hits such as “My Fair Lady” and “Camelot.”