Love is Not a Virtue

The following is an excerpt from my latest project: “An Anthology of Love Quotes.” Click to get your copy today.

Love is not a virtue in the presence of censorship.

Love is not a virtue where patriarchal dogmas are worshiped.

Love is not a virtue when encouraged to relive trauma.

Love is not a virtue when asked to turn the other cheek.

Love is not a virtue when trust is not earned.

Love is not a virtue where our experiences are invalidated.

Love is not a virtue in an environment of control.

Love is not a virtue if compassion is not present.

Love is not a virtue in the midst of dysfunction.

Love is not a virtue without the assurance of security.

Love is not a virtue in the absence of permission.

Love is not a virtue in a community that does not value one’s humanity.

Love is not a virtue in a society that deems any person to be unworthy of respectful engagement.

Love is not a virtue in a society that does not fight for individual freedoms.

Love is not a virtue in a society that does not support free expression.

Love is not a virtue in a society where equal access is not equally available.

Love is not a virtue in a culture that stubbornly clings to intolerance.

Love is not a virtue in a society that does not protect its most vulnerable members.

Love is not a virtue in a society that prioritizes its beliefs over humanity.

Love is not a virtue where boundaries are not respected.

Love is not a virtue if you do not take time to know yourself.

Thank you for reading. I invite you to comment below. I’d love to hear your reaction to my thoughts.

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