It's not just the transformation though, it's the case of Hunger as well. If the Changelings shared love between one another, wouldn't they feel less hungry?
And wouldn't they know more about Love in general? I always thought it was an alien concept to them, outside of stealing it, hence Chrysalis ridiculing Cadence. She knew it gave them power, but that seemed to be the extent, no?>>30860271
Bonds have love anon