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Poll: All things being equal... which is the deeper kind of love?
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Platonic Love is deeper than Romantic Love
25.00%
1 25.00%
Romantic Love is deeper than Platonic Love
75.00%
3 75.00%
Total 4 vote(s) 100%
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Platonic Love Vs Romantic Love
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Platonic Love Vs Romantic Love
Quick binary poll.
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#2
RE: Platonic Love Vs Romantic Love
What's the difference? Huh
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#3
RE: Platonic Love Vs Romantic Love
Tbh I think there's a lot of overlap and you can have both for one person at once.

Platonic - friendship or family, affectionate but not sexual

Romantic - sexual (although often affectionate too)
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#4
RE: Platonic Love Vs Romantic Love
Definitely romantic goes in "deeper" Tongue
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RE: Platonic Love Vs Romantic Love
(September 3, 2016 at 3:31 pm)Yeauxleaux Wrote: Tbh I think there's a lot of overlap and you can have both for one person at once.

Platonic - friendship or family, affectionate but not sexual

Romantic - sexual (although often affectionate too)

Silly me and my concept of "love"...
Platonic Love - to adore the mind of the other person, the way the person thinks.

Romantic Love - To adore the other person, as a whole.



But, considering your versions... I'd maybe use other words...
- Familiar Love - friendship or family
- Lust (doesn't even classify as love) - sexual
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#6
RE: Platonic Love Vs Romantic Love
I dunno.... there was no Friends With Benefits option. Clearly, with FWB there's not really a commitment, per say. I personally couldn't do something like that because I wouldn't be able to just up and leave a friend hanging like that - with nothing but sex. That arrangement works just fine for others, it's just not my cup of tea.
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RE: Platonic Love Vs Romantic Love
I love people I don't have sex with. I've had sex with people I didn't love. Now, I have the best of both worlds. Smile

For the purposes of the poll, I'll call it Rotonic love.

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RE: Platonic Love Vs Romantic Love
Sounds like a great fight! Popcorn

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RE: Platonic Love Vs Romantic Love
(September 3, 2016 at 3:31 pm)Yeauxleaux Wrote: Tbh I think there's a lot of overlap and you can have both for one person at once.

Platonic - friendship or family, affectionate but not sexual

Romantic - sexual (although often affectionate too)

For me, affectionate friendship is part of romance. Affection sets the table for love's dinner.

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RE: Platonic Love Vs Romantic Love
(September 3, 2016 at 6:51 pm)Thumpalumpacus Wrote:
(September 3, 2016 at 3:31 pm)Yeauxleaux Wrote: Tbh I think there's a lot of overlap and you can have both for one person at once.

Platonic - friendship or family, affectionate but not sexual

Romantic - sexual (although often affectionate too)

For me, affectionate friendship is part of romance. Affection sets the table for love's dinner.

That it does....that it does. Thumb up

And so do confections!

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