BEING LOVE (B-LOVE)

n. in humanistic psychology, a new kind of love which is made possible when cognition is fully enhanced. Ascribed to self-actualizers, there is mutuality in this love which shows more genuine concern for the other and less of selfishness, dependence, and jealousy. First descibed by American psychologist Abraham Maslow (1908-1970). Compare deficiency love.

BEING LOVE (B-LOVE): "In human existence, it is possible to be more aware of the self and the other and, thus, to experience Being Love (B-Love)."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEING LOVE (B-LOVE)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/being-love-b-love/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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