Lee describes it as storge style of love. At times, we also have true feeling for passion based on reality and sense because there is a natural attraction between those people and us. Such love relationships are more practical and long lasting than the style of love that is based on the appearance and emotional feeling of pity. Lee calls that style of love pragma.
Men and women love differently, and that leads to variant process of love in both sexes. The motivation behind falling in love varies from care, trust, respect to honest in men and women. Benokraitis understands that truly romantic men tend to take their time when they want to woo the lady of their dreams (p.160). The men take their time, energy and make sacrifices until they get the attention of the woman they have loved. The process of expressing love interests depends on age with men falling in love faster than women. Women fall in love later, but they commit their feelings longer than men do. Falling in love is different from intimacy, and both sexes have differing beliefs. While men are convinced that sex creates the intimate connection with their women, women prefer a more emotional connection than sexual form of intimacy. Women love talking about the problems that affect them, and it culminates into a sexual connection. Both sexes embrace self-sacrifice, companionship, and friendship as essential factors in their affection (Benokraitis 160).
The article entitled Philosophy of Love examines the nature of love together with its ethical and political aspects. The article acknowledges the role of love in songs, novels, and films that dates back to reigns of ancient Greek. The arguments in the article correlate with Benokraitis text regarding definition of love and loving relationships. The articles categorize the nature of love into Eros, philia, and agape in the fashion as Lee’s styles of love. The nature of love in the article is described from emotional, physical, and spiritual perspective