The Weaponization of Unconditional Love

How others use it against us, and what the term really means.

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The concept of unconditional love is often used to guilt-trip and manipulate us into accepting unacceptable treatment or continue relationships that we know we should end. People will use the idea against us, saying “I’m not perfect” and “if you really loved me you’d (insert self-serving action they’d like you to take, here).” It’s…