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Love is not about sex, going on fancy dates, or showing off. It’s about being with a person who makes you happy in a way nobody else can.

What is the meaning of about here?

As far as I think It does not mean the same as in this sentence I wrote a book about love (in the topic of love)

It means something else here

  • Google search provides: "on the subject of; concerning. "I was thinking about you" synonyms: regarding, concerning, with reference to, referring to, with regard to, with respect to, respecting, relating to, on, touching on, dealing with, relevant to, connected with, in connection with, on the subject of, in the matter of, apropos, re" – shin Aug 31 '17 at 1:19
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It's a proposition here; means "concerned or associated with", "summarised in" or "defined as".

Thus your sentence:

Love is not about sex, going on fancy dates, or showing off. It’s about being with a person who makes you happy in a way nobody else can.

Could be paraphrased like:

Love is not [only] defined as sex, going on fancy dates, or showing off. It’s [rather] concerned with being with a person who makes you happy in a way nobody else can.

Source: www.thefreedictionary.com/about (see prepositions 4, a)

about: "4, a: in reference to; relating to; concerned with: a book about snakes"

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