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Can Love be a destructive force? When and why?

Asked by sumitha, 04 May '09 10:08 pm
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Love as a destructive force Referring to William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" we can prove that love sometimes can be a destructive force where in many other situations in the same play it is a source of happiness and welfare. Love leads to Romeo, Juliet, Mercutio, Tybalt, Lady Montague and County Paris death. However, this same love reconciles the two feuding families, the Capulets and Montagues who have been bitter enemies. Love can be viewed as destructive in this play in many different situations. In the beginning of the play, Romeo states to Benvolio "In sadness" that he "do love a woman" which is Rosaline.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 10 May '09 08:51 pm

 
  
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YES,when love turns into obsession. But, then again anytime love moves away from respect, commitment, giving, and forgiveness,which leads to absolute chaos.-- it's not really 'love' anymore..So, at that stage it is pointless to love a person who doesn't love you back..
Or it can be destructive,when you forget to love yourself first and foremost...
(TRUE love can be destructive which is not visible anymore,so we are not discussing about that ...lol...)
Answered by $UBHA$H, 05 May '09 11:01 pm

 
  
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Love can be everything like constructive,destructive,enlighting,frustrating ,causing pride,self-pity etc.,
It need to be handled carefully.It is like walking on knife.

If you lose balance,it can take away life too.

Most crimes happen out of execss of Love or the lack of it.
Why??Love gives life.It takes away it too.Simple.
Answered by Rajini, 04 May '09 10:16 pm

 
  
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Yes. When affection divert into possessiveness it can be a destructive force. Actually the hate is the other side of love. Love will remain in the form of hate. It will try to heavy damages to the opponent. And its all depend upon the abnormality of the person.
Answered by peekay first, 09 May '09 07:43 pm

 
  
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Love is a voluntary feeling that one feels for another person, in its different connotations, differing widely from that of a life partner to friend or colleague or siblings or parents or offsprings or whatever type of the relationship it is.

For each, love can be a destructive force only when it is not handled properly or it is allowed to go down the wrong lane due to misunderstanding of the whole concept of love.

When does it happen in a married relationship? When it becomes too possessive, too far fetched to the understanding and confounding the other, stifling to a degree that you are suffocating with in. And when it becomes too possessive, in a way one is trying to imprison the other in their hold, of course with the justification of 'it is only because I care for you so much that I feel about you that way'. That kind of possessiveness takes away the charm or spark in any relationship... because with possessiveness comes indirectly expression of controlling the other's feeli ...more
Answered by Omega, 08 May '09 09:49 pm

 
  
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Too much of anything is too bad.
One's love should not affect other's independence.
Love cannot be too possessive.
Such aggressiveness causes suspicion and leads to suicide or even murder.
Then Love becomes destructive force.
Answered by anantharaman, 06 May '09 05:59 am

 
  
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Love can never be a destructive force and if in the name of love something destructive happens then it is not love.
Answered by gem mina, 05 May '09 12:54 pm

 
  
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Excessive love can be harmful and destructive. When we pour more water to a plant we love, it rots. Likewise, in relationships, if we love a person it can be harmful to us as well as the person who receives your love. Excessive love can lead to possessiveness. You may be over protective of the other person.
Answered by cool analyzer, 04 May '09 10:13 pm

 
  
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Yes, when love is not supported by "level heads", "with sentiments and emotions", "egoless" then it becomes destructive
Answered by Nistabd, 04 May '09 10:09 pm

 
  
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Yes when one of the lovers is rubbed on the wrong side, especially women
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 04 May '09 10:08 pm

 
  
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