Love Lens

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Love Lens “Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds. When life gets hard, when things change, true love remains the same.” (Shakespeare) Nathan and Haley from the hit tv show of 9 seasons, directed by Mark Schwahn, One Tree Hill shows a love story like no other. Despite many obstacles, including Nathan's parents, third parties and their always conflicting dreams of music and basketball; they persevere. From their unique start, to the fact that they married in high school and still are completely in love with each other sets them apart from any other television couple. In One Tree Hill, the writers argue that the most powerful aspect of human life/experience is love. Nathan and Haley through Maslowian len’s, the viewer grasps the importance of meeting lowest needs on one's journey to self actualization. When Nathan and Haley come together, they both are at the Physiological level. This is the necessities to survive such as air, food, drink, shelter and sleep. As a couple,they take the step up to the safety level of the Maslowian lens. The safety level is the need of: protection from elements, security, order, law, stability, freedom from fear. This level helped…show more content…
This level explains the idea of friendship, intimacy, affection and love, - from work group, family, friends, romantic relationships. From the very start of the show, the couple have always had friends. Nathan has the basketball team and Haley has Lucas, her best friend since they were little children. This demonstrates that the couple have friendship and people to rely on besides each other.In Season 2 Episode 4, Nathan and Haley are very much together and feeling great. Haley's music career is still a very big soft spot for her because it is starting to grow but they are able to be close enough as husband and wife. They are able to joke around about soft topics but still feel loved and affection toward each

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