A friend shared this. A monk explains the love, attachments and relationships so beautifully
When people say we love someone, their expectations from the relationship rises. And they feel the other person is duty-bound to fulfill all their desires. They are looking to bind others to them, want them to think their way.
In school time, we used to trace maps for geography by using tracing paper, so that we can have exact shape and size. (those days there was no web to just take a print out). People also expect the same in relationships, especially in marriage and love. They consciously or otherwise want their partners to be like them.
Daily propmt : Trace