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8 types of love to look out for, according to ancient Greeks

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 29: Our idea of love in modern times has been reduced to the romantic, head-over-heels variety, and it's often seen as the most valuable kind of love a person can have. But the ancient Greeks are turning in their graves at the thought! According to them, there are actually eight types of love, and learning about them can help you welcome more love into your life and better understand the kinds that challenge you. These types of love can be combined with each other and turn into stronger bonds, but some can turn into the most sour kind of love if pursued alone.Curious? Click through the following gallery, based on information from Organic Authority, to see what the great ancient Greek thinkers concluded about life's most important and complex phenomenon.

8 types of love to look out for, according to ancient Greeks

Our idea of love in modern times has been reduced to the romantic, head-over-heels variety, and it's often seen as the most valuable kind of love a person can have. But the ancient Greeks are turning in their graves at the thought! According to them, there are actually eight types of love, and learning about them can help you welcome more love into your life and better understand the kinds that challenge you. These types of love can be combined with each other and turn into stronger bonds, but some can turn into the most sour kind of love if pursued alone.

Curious? Click through the following gallery, based on information from Organic Authority, to see what the great ancient Greek thinkers concluded about life's most important and complex phenomenon.

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