Over the years,  I always romanticized love to a degree that I was constantly "waiting" for someone to come and sweep me away. Well that did indeed happen but only once I became love. If you hold love outside of yourself, and expect that some person is going to bring that for you, you will forever be looking for love. Once you merge with love yourself, then and only then will you be able to attract that same quality in someone else and form a union of "love". Sadhguru says it way more eloquently then me....check it out.