This guest article from YourTango was written by Julie Orlov.
When people think about falling in love, they likely think of finding a romantic sexual partner. This is understandable; Hollywood sells love, sex, and romance — and they do it well. These concepts are used to market everything from cars to perfumes to hamburgers.
As a result, we’ve become a society so obsessed with finding one perfect person and “partnering up,” that we’ve forgotten how to fall in love in other ways. You know, without a romantic partner.