the love of (one's) life

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the love of (one's) life

The romantic partner whom one loves (or loved) the most. Jenny is the love of my life. I need to find a way to get her back.
See also: life, love, of
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Oh, life can be hard when it comes to winning the love of one's life.
However, while we might like to think otherwise in our neat and tidy society, death is a messy business and the emotions that surround the loss of the love of one's life can be too much for even the most stoic of us to bear.
Atlas illustrates that this love of one's life incorporates knowledge as well as desire.