Love Is ... Love Isn't

There are so many messages and images about what
love is when, in fact, it's not love at all.
Here are two lists to help you sort out what love
is or isn't and how you want to be treated.







Love Is . . .

Sex
Hard Work
Pleasure
Commitment
Caring
Honesty
Responsibility
Recognizing Differences
Friendship
Sharing
Strong Feelings
Closeness
Communication
Vulnerability
Compromising
Openness
Respect
Trust





Love Isn't . . .

Jealousy
Possessiveness
Pain
Violence
Obsession
Expecting All Your Needs to be Met
Being Selfish
Cruelty
Getting Pregnant
Making Someone Pregnant
Dependency
Giving Up Yourself
Intimidation
Proving Yourself
Manipulation
Scoring
Fear
Sex

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Compiled by the Clothesline Project 1999

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