What is unconditional love? And what does it look like? For most of my life, I thought I knew the answer to this, but recently, I’ve been rethinking what unconditional love really is. For so long and for so many, the concept of unconditional love has been equated with an extreme version of “turning the other cheek.” But for those of us who keep turning that cheek, this doesn’t really feel like love. It feels more like a one-sided relationship.