My other comment is that good and long marriages are those that embrace and exhibit all of these kinds of love, evolving, growing, and strengthening. Also know as brotherly love, Philia represents the sincere and platonic love. They were supporting you the whole way through it. Lisa, I'm sorry you can't Submitted by Mark on June 30, - 3: Philia, or deep friendship The second variety of love was philia or friendship, which the Greeks valued far more than the base sexuality of eros. Stop searching for happiness in the same place you lost it. It is His gift, His ultimate gift.
Love gets used a lot, so we have a responsibility to teach our children about the different kids of love, especially love shown and described in the Bible. Definitions of Greeks Words for Love: Sibling love can be a tricky thing, especially at younger ages. Jesus twice asked Peter, "Do you agape me?
It can involve activities such as teasing and dancing, or more overt flirting , seducing, and conjugating. Social norms may frown on this kind of adult frivolity, but a little more ludus might be just what we need to spice up our love lives. Love is such a nice feeling towards one another in whatever type but Agape is what I recommend for everybody. I replied immediately, to say that I was away in Uzbekistan, but he could find a hide-a-key and let themselves in for the night. And the Holy Spirit is never wrong. Don't just seek eros , but cultivate philia by spending more time with old friends, or develop ludus by dancing the night away.