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On 6/15/2022 at 10:24 PM, Gökotta said:

I'm not seeing how the nature of love letters connects to human psychology or sociology, so I'm not quite sure how to answer. Language-wise, I'm not entirely a prescriptivist, either, so if someone wants to use "love letter" in a non-romantic sense, my answer is "why not?"

Yeah, sorry, I actually do not care about people using words the "wrong" way.

The reason I asked is because this board regularly has questions of the type "Can you be aro and X?" / hot topic discussions (e. g. "aplatonic", "asexual lesbians") where I just wonder what the ACTUAL issue is. Like is it about word usage, concepts or facts?

In this example, you could be (1) surprised that people write letters which express non-romantic love (psychology, sociology), or (2) that such letters are called "love letters".

I'm not that surprised about (1), except if they heavily emulate the style of romantic love letters.

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