Try not to confuse attachment with love…

“Try not to confuse attachment with love. Attachment is about fear and dependency, and has more to do with love of self than love of another. Love without attachment is the purest love because it isn’t about what others can give you because you’re empty. It is about what you can give others because you’re already full.”

Yasmin Mogahed

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Try not to confuse attachment with love…


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16 thoughts on “Try not to confuse attachment with love…

  1. paulfg says:

    Reblogged this on Just me being curious and commented:
    This is beautiful! So beautiful that I was moved to have a “look at” Yasmin
    (googled obviously!) …

  2. Erika Kind says:

    That was profound. A wonderful explanation.

  3. It is a very big understanding. Most of our lives we confuse the two, but within it is our saving grace when we realise its truth and are freed from its hold of fear and the chains that bind us.
    Great post Otrazhenie 🙂

  4. 2beundone says:


  5. Heather says:

    Oh to have figured this out in youth…Although to realize this at all is a small miracle. Beautiful 🙂

  6. Nicole.Ilene says:

    Reblogged this on Learning to Hopscotch and commented:
    Beautiful quote! I think it’s something that not only I need to remember from time to time, but maybe others too.

  7. bkpyett says:

    Important difference!

  8. Mél@nie says:

    simple common sense like “hi! bonjour!” 🙂

  9. Chin S. Cortuna says:

    Reblogged this on Clouds of Words and commented:
    How would you suppose to distinguish “attachment” from “love”? I think it goes side by side. I just don’t how how you won’t be attached without getting in loved, or being in loved without attachments? Oh my gosh, this is simple yet makes me more of a complicated person. HAHA!

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