Love is not a pretty, wispy, fluffy cloud of a feeling; something that floats happily along in calm, blue skies, only to be torn apart and scattered by an angry gust of wind eventually.
True Love, aka Agape ("selfless love", greek) - A verb еще than a noun. An action/commitment, not a feeling. True Love, though often associated with romance, is not always romantic...nor is it Romance in and of itself. True Любовь goes far beyond romance. In fact, it's еще about friendship than romance. Розы and candlelight come and go; but a deep friendship can last a lifetime.
It isn't about fireworks или warm, fuzzy Бабочки in your stomach. It's simply about knowing the best, the worst and the just-plain-weird about someone and sticking to them ANYWAY.