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Types of Human Love
There are different types of love. It is important to understand the nature of love in these different types. Some manifest because of a stimulation in another person or thing. These are more uncontrollable others take form because of the decision to love and to share.

Because of original sin, human or natural love tends towards the self and is conditioned upon what feels good and is more temporary subject to emotions. Still, within this nature exists a nobility that man can love a friend or love another for their own sake and benefit. Christian love is associated more with the intellect and will and tends to transcend self as one simply gives. It is unconditional, permanent, directed to the good of the other. There are four types of love: affection, passion, friendship and charity.

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