What is love? Kids share their wisdom this Valentine’s Day

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WATCH ABOVE: What is love? Elementary school kids from Michelangelo International share their wisdom this Valentine's Day – Feb 14, 2017

Valentine’s Day can be a stressful time that can make or break some couples.

While the idea of love may seem easy, relationships are … well … a whole other subject.

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Never fear, some children from Michelangelo International Elementary School in Montreal are here to impart their wisdom.

“[Love is] when you give kisses to everybody and when you appreciate everybody around you,” explained nine-year-old Giulia Micelo.

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“Love is taking care of someone and not expecting anything in return,” said 11-year-old Alessandro Gualtieri.

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“I just want them to be nice and happy all the time.”

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Alessandra Mercuri has some advice for those looking for “The One.”

“[Look for] someone that’s not superficial, someone you would say is actually very caring and affectionate towards you,” she told Global News.

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The 10-year-old was quick to add that she’s got other, more important things on her mind for now.

“You can have a crush on someone, I totally agree with that, but [dating], that’s just overboard. It’s overboard for that one,” she laughed.

What does love mean to you?


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