Love isn’t one-size-fits-all. Relationships don’t all look the same or serve the same function. Some fall in love because they’re looking to be understood, others are seeking security or confidence, humility and simplicity, someone comfortable in their own skin, someone with similar values.
Telling your readers that your character is in love is a wasted opportunity to show characterization and emotional arc.
Show readers what qualities and characteristics your character is in love with, show what love feels like to that character. That’s the goal with deep point of view.
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