Art of Loving is a thorough exploration of what love is and isn't. The central premise is that love is not something that you miraculously fall into but something that needs to be practiced and cultivated. Love is a form of art, so it requires a certain dedication to itself. It not only explores romantic love but also other kinds of love such as brotherly love or motherly love. The book feels a bit too academic at times, but it was still a worthy exploration of a subject that is so dear to our lives.