Humans 101

Your Definition of Love Determines How You Experience It

Love is an action, not an affirmation

Lisa Marie Rankin
Human Parts
Published in
8 min readOct 13, 2020
Couple kissing behind bouquet of flowers.
Photo: Thomas Barwick/Getty Images

“You’ll never find anyone that loves you more than me,” my high school boyfriend told me as I broke up with him. This was after I caught him stealing my Guns N’ Roses concert tickets and a gold nugget ring my mom had given me, along with other teenage valuables…