what is love?

This weekend I attended my dear friend Chrystina’s wedding. During it the celebrant asked: “What is love?” Various answers came from guests seated in the pews. “Joy,” said one woman. “Grace,” chimed in another. “Someone you can put up with,” said a younger gentleman, which elicited chuckles.

Why I didn’t share my answer aloud with the crowd, the word that kept coming to mind for me, repeatedly, was “freedom.”

what is love; love bracelet; gold love bracelet; the meaning of love; what does love mean

Freedom to be yourself. Freedom to chase your dreams. Freedom to create and live the life you’ve always wanted.

I know many people don’t associate marriage or committed relationships with freedom (who can blame them with stereotypes like “ball and chain” floating around and perpetuated by poorly written sitcoms and movies), but love should feel one billion percent like freedom.

love bracelet

Thank you to my darling Fred Baby for giving me that gift. And for being the one I yearn to run free with every day.

Now, I’d love to hear your thoughts: What is love?

 

LOVE bracelet no longer available but similar options below:

Photo by Fred Baby

related posts

Happy National LOFTimist Day + a $...

To celebrate the first ever National LOFTimist Day, enter to WIN a $2020 LOFT GIFT CARD! Plus, everything is 40% OFF + an EXTRA 20% OFF! So my new favorite pink pants are only $35 (normally $75)!

read more

Frances Valentine Palm Springs!

THRILLED to share photos with Frances Valentine in Palm Springs for their spring 2020 collection! SEE photos + my favorite pieces (spoiler alert: caftans!)...

read more

want more?

OUTFITS
INTERIORS
SHOP
ENTERTAINING
This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

Warning: The account for kellygolightly needs to be reconnected.
Due to Instagram platform changes on March 2, 2020, this Instagram account needs to be reconnected to allow the feed to continue updating. Reconnect on plugin Settings page