" "We're choosing to love him," her mother explained, "because love is a choice." There's no better wisdom Susan's mother could have imparted to her before marriage.
"Mom," she said hesitantly, "I really appreciate your feelings, but, in all honesty, how can you say you love someone you've never met?
Now that you're feeling so warmly toward the entire human race, how can you deepen your love for someone?
“He would always cook for us, and all his friends, whenever they came to the house, he loved to cook, he was going to go to culinary school,” said Kassy Underwood. (Obituary from Zwire and Southwest Iowa News.com) Zachary Mendoza’s mother Jackie Kennedy was seen on surveillance cameras purchasing a bottle of Skyy vodka found at the scene of the crime and although it was determined Derek had been drinking, his blood alcohol was below the legal limit.
“Definitely lived on the edge, but he was responsible, he went to work, came home,” said Alissa Underwood. For that reason Kennedy was only charged with a misdemeanor count of supplying alcohol to a minor.
Erich Fromm, in his famous treatise "The Art of Loving," noted the sad consequence of this misconception: "There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet, which fails so regularly, as love." (That was back in 1956 ― chances are he'd be even more pessimistic today.) So what is love ― real, lasting love? What we value most in ourselves, we value most in others.
" she cooed.) But in her study of real-life successful marriages Judith Wallerstein reports that "the value these couples placed on the partner's moral qualities was an unexpected finding." To the Jewish mind, it isn't unexpected at all.
, Farrah’s mom tells her to block his number to keep her from calling her cell phone.