Stoic advice: I’m in love, and terrified to lose her

Philosophy as a Way of Life
5 min readMar 17, 2020

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M. writes: Recently, I’ve been very fortunate to get in a relationship with someone I fancy, respect, and empathize with, a lot. I love her, very much. So much so, every day after work, I sit down and read books about how to love better, as I try to understand this strange, yet touching feeling. I

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