The first type of love we are exploring is eros.
Named after the Greek God of love and fertility eros was associated with the primal impulse to procreate, with sexual passion and desire.
Because eros was a primal emotion, ancient Greeks believed it to be a potentially dangerous and frightening form of love marked by a loss of control and discipline. Whilst this form of love may, in one respect, ensure that life continues and therefore the world does go on, is it really a satisfying form of love? Is it the only kind of love that you need?