Love is a force that can hold the space between “self” and “other.”
Relationship is the quality of space between “self” and “other.”
Being in love with an “other,”
and having a good relationship with them
are two different issues.
Whether the “other” is people, work, things, etc…
- You can be in love with them,
and not have such a wonderful relationship.
- You can have a wonderful relationship with them,
and not be in love.