Philia

September 14,2016

Love Isn’t EnoughEros, Ludus

So far we’ve talked about both romantic and playful love.  Now, we’re going to talk about philia or brotherly love.  Philia is the deep friendship or comradely bond that develops between coworkers, teammates, or soldiers in an army because of the shared experience that everyone has.  It is the love we feel for people we strive with to achieve a shared goal – like fighting side by side on a battlefield against a common enemy.  Philia is about showing loyalty, sacrificing, and sharing your emotions.

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