Power to identify the emotion of love. Sub-power of Love Manipulation and Relationship Identification. Variation of Emotion Detection. Opposite of Hatred Detection.

Also Called

  • Love Empathy/Identification/Recognition/Sense


The user can detect the feeling of love between oneself and/or others without reading apparent symptoms, allowing them to find out the people around them is in love or building to that level. They may be able to sense the depth of that emotion.



  • May only detect love, not influence it.

Known Users

  • Empaths (Charmed); via Empathy
  • Phoebe Halliwell (Charmed); via Empathy
  • Cupids (Charmed); via their rings
    • Coop
  • Cupid (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch)
  • Marcus (Angel)
  • Empath Demons (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Jasper Hale (Twilight); via Emotion Manipulation
  • Marcus (Twilight); via Relationship Identification
  • Tele-Empaths (Mutant X)
  • Kylie Galen (Shadow Falls)
  • Faes (Shadow Falls); via Empathy
    • Holiday Brandon
    • Derek Lakes
  • Melinda Gordon (Ghost Whisperer); via Spiritual Empathy
  • Mary Anne Patterson (Ghost Whisperer); via Spiritual Empathy
  • Aiden Lucas (Ghost Whisperer); via Spiritual Empathy
  • Cliponians (Space Dandy)
    • Freckles
  • Freya Beauchamp (Witches of East End); via Aura Reading
  • Wendy Beauchamp (Witches of East End); via Aura Reading
  • Star Sapphire Corps (DC Comics)

Known Objects

  • Love Necklace (Wizards of Waverly Place)
  • Cupid Ring (Charmed)