Love has additional religious or spiritual meaning.
Love often involves caring for, or identifying with, a person or thing (cf.
Love as a general expression of positive sentiment (a stronger form of like) is commonly contrasted with hate (or neutral apathy).
As a less sexual and more emotionally intimate form of romantic attachment, love is commonly contrasted with lust.
Unrequited love refers to those feelings of love that are not reciprocated.
Interpersonal love is most closely associated with interpersonal relationships.