Ancient Greek has 4 words for love : Agape, Eros, Philia and Storge.
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Nobel prize winner Eric Kandel managed to explain post-traumatic stress disorder by showing how the aplysia sea slug reacts to aggression, and remembers it all of its life, like elephants, and to some extent like all living beings. Descartes wanted to explain how animals have no soul and therefore are not judged when they go to heaven. But other cultures believe that soul (or nephesh in Hebrew) travels from humans to animals.
This book can be useful to guys who want to decode better how women express sexual innuendos, consciously or not, to learn how to read them better and try not to misinterpret them. I try to remain courteous and romantic, according to the principles of chivalry, and when I fall in love, I go back to the «Fragments du Discours Amoureux» by Roland Barthes, but I am not sure it has been translated, and might not «work» well with women who are not of a European culture… In terms of films, my first choice would go to Eric Rohmer.