By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
Love is one of the most profound emotions known to human beings. There are many kinds of love, but most people seek its expression in a romantic relationship with a compatible partner. For some, romantic relationships are the most meaningful element of life, providing a source of deep fulfillment.
Though no one is currently able to prove the existence of one (or many) god(s), much evidence exists of the power of religion. Religion—from the Abrahamic religions of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism to the Dharmic religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism—has shaped our cultures, our laws, and our lives for thousands of years.