Love is not a strategic defense mechanism nor the best kept secret at the Pentagon. Love is a capitalistic sell-all for novels, Top-40 pop songs, summer movies, and greeting cards. Much like other words of similar letter make up, when expressed it can evoke laughter, pleasure, pain, anger, and virtually any wave of reaction.
It is my duty as a devout romantic to embark upon the seemingly difficult task of defining love by looking at the history, explaining what love is not, and examining the uses of love and the results of that usage.(Origin and Causes)The origin of the word is probably the most logical place to start. All of these were results of love and love lost.(Negation)Star-crossed lovers have stated that love is not hand nor foot nor any part belonging to a man.
Although this statement leaves sparse room for argument, it does little to define what love is beyond the vague realm of wonderful.
As you develop your angle, think about the concept's background, features, characteristics, and parts. If you run into a dead end the first time, go back to your list and pick another idea.
It's possible that your first draft turns out to be prewriting and leads to a better idea that can be developed further and can possibly even incorporate the prewriting exercise.