Love Not Lust & Hereʼs why – Love vs Lust – Difference and Comparison
Love is beautiful, permanent, increases day by day, and is blind. Love is a variety of different feelings, states and attitudes that range from interpersonal affection to pleasure, while lust is temporary and not pure. Lust is an emotion or feeling of intense desire for the body. Lust is a powerful psychological force producing intense wanting for an object or circumstances fulfilling the emotion.
There is a clear-cut line between love and lust but some people get confused. Some people think love is just talking kind, warm and cute words to each other being together and having fun. But reality is a bit different and love is hard. Love is a feeling of strong or constant affection for a person, an attraction that includes sexual desire, the strong affection felt by people who have a romantic relationship.
True love is one which a living being has for its offspring. Love is selfless, love has no boundaries, love is pure, love gives you a feeling of permanent happiness and pleasure while lust gives you temporary pleasure and ultimately carries a person towards sadness and defamation.
Lust is commonly used for sex but there are various types of lust, like lust for money, power, position, knowledge and so many other things. Lust carries a person towards various perversions like mental perversion and sexual perversion. Perversion is a concept describing those types of human behaviour that deviate from that which is understood to be orthodox or normal. In the case of lust a person is totally focused on a personʼs looks and body, interested in having sex but not in having conversation, keeping the relationship at a fantasy level, not discuss real feelings while, in love a person wants to spend quality time together. Other than sex, he or she want to honesty listen to each otherʼs feelings, make each other happy, motivate each other to be a better person.
Love is the most ennobling of human emotions – transcendental, exalted and capable of engendering an emotional state that can make the male of the species want to be a better man. Men fight wars over lust but they make homes and families for love. Love is an intense feeling of affection and care towards another person. It is a profound and caring attraction. On the other hand, lust is a strong desire of a sexual nature.
Sexual perversions are molestation, rape, bestiality paedophilia, etc. Control your lust. If you are not able to control your lust then you can be a pervert. Sex is a type of energy, physical and mental. You can divert this energy in other directions like doing creative work or serving humanity, the oppressed and the needy people. You canʼt destroy energy but transform energy from one direction to another. Change your thinking, thought process and mindset.
Crime, theft, quarrels are mental perversions. They are also associated with lust. If initially we have controlled our lust, then we could have spared ourselves from these type of mental perversions. Kleptomania is also a type of mental perversion and sometimes due to the end result of lust. Kleptomania is the inability to refrain from the urge to steal items. Lust is harmful to a person, his or her family and society. Society doesnʼt like the person who has lust.
Love is the only thing which makes this universe beautiful. A person who is full of love, even with no money, power, position etc, remains happy in every situation. Love gives positive vibrations to the person and the surroundings also. Nowadays, there is lack of love in society in general resulting in increasing crime, molestation, rape, greed, violence and lack of affection and humanity. Where there is love, there is happiness, positivity, purity and affection. Where there is no love, there is negativity, sadness, sorrow and no affection.
Love makes a person creative, positive and assertive and increases a personʼs efficiency. Love is lustless and selfless. Negativity cannot touch the person who is full of love. Love makesthe person a good human being and kind-hearted. Love makes a person perfect. Love has no space for crime, violence, greed and corruption. Under stand the exact meaning of love and lust.
Avoid lust and move forward – towards love for your happiness and mental peace. Love is a basic human nature and instinct.