Abstract and Keywords
Friendship, love, and marriage are three different types of personal relationship. The first and main difference considered in this article is the fact that friendship and love are emotional bonds, while marriage is a social and legal institution, not necessarily connected with an emotional bond. The first part of this article discusses the nature of the emotional relationship created by friendship and love. The second part describes the basic legal and social rules of Greek marriage, and reflects on the relations between marriage and love.
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