The love paradox is created from two claims. The first is that a great percentage of intimate relationships are based on love. The second claim is that a great percentage of intimate relationships involve romantic compromise. If we consider a romantic compromise something contradictory to love, we get a love paradox. Aaron Ben-Zeev attempts to explain the apparent paradox in this article, beginning with a look at love. He writes that love is something that exists in people’s expectation and wishes, but is often unfulfilled. This creates an increasing discrepancy between man’s desire for love and the probability of achieving it.
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