Valentine's Day: Through the eyes of Ages - What is Love?


Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate the diverse forms of love that enrich our lives. For children, it’s a day filled with heart-shaped crafts, sweet treats, and exchanging valentines with classmates. The focus is on the simple pleasures of affection and friendship, emphasizing the importance of expressing care and appreciation.

Adults tend to experience love through a more nuanced lens, shaped by life’s experiences and the complexities of relationships - romantic partnerships, familial ties, and friendships.

We asked children and adults “What is love?” Here’s what they had to say: