If the “more of me” you describe was a better you, for the benefit of you, that’s getting pretty close to M. Scott Peck’s definition of love:

“Love is the will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth… Love is as love does. Love is an act of will — namely, both an intention and an action. Will also implies choice. We do not have to love. We choose to love.”
M. Scott Peck

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