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I Am Discouraged About Love

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    Chameleon

    I think love is like a chameleon It can come to you as a beautiful lizard, and turn in to a fire breathing Dragon, with little or no notice.It is what most of us seek in our lives, but rarely ever really experience.Many times we just settle for something that seems comfortable...
    shelle48 shelle48 61-65, F Mar 1, 2012

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    Love....don't Believe In It.

    Okay, well, i just don't believe in love. I think that people can feel strongly about other people and that yeah of course you love your family. But i am talking about when like a girl/guy loves a girl/guy. I think that people that say they love that "perfect" person is...
    Jessica420 Jessica420 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    Grumbling a Little, Over the Endless Absense of Love

    Darn it!  I have had some bad experiences in this category, that have left me wondering "Is it really worth all the bother?"  Time and again, I've noticed a woman, or become friends with one.  After a few months of increasingly good conversations...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 7 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    I Don't Know

    i have had boyfriends in the past and done the whole 'i love you' we are going to be together forever, blah, blah, teenage romance thing. but in my early twenties i met him. the only man i trusted indefinitely, he never hurt me (every other guy has), he gave me unconditional love...
    lonesomeallthetime lonesomeallthetime 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Romantic Love,that Is

    I've just never seen a romance last.Even if they DO last,they turn into obligated states of being rather than romance and everything is bitter and strained.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 1, 2012

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    Never Had A Girlfriend, Feel Like I Never Will

    I have had some one night stands - nasty, ugly experiences with women that were very poor choices. I am not ugly - far from it - but my online personals go almost entirely ignored. At 44, in a big city, I have never dated anyone for more than a week. And I'm not the one breaking...
    sunlitwaves sunlitwaves 41-45 3 Responses Aug 13, 2010

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    Most Of The People Around Me Tell Me No One Good Will Ever Love Me

    many people around me have told me love for me will be a waste of time due to my appearance and most people I know put me down all the timemost people I know say love is a waste of timemost people I know convince me that there is nothing good enough about me
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    Just Dont' Know

      All my life I have known love to be this awful thing that always goes wrong. My mum and dad, he was just an abusive ****, then I fell in love and got my heart broken. Now a guy I used to date, wants to start things up again I do like him but... I just don't know. Maybe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 17, 2008

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    The more love you give, the more your able to live, and to live free most of all. To love without needing to get love. Loving outwardly as a way of giving back to yourself is the...
    Misspsychaddict Misspsychaddict 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Infatuation: feels like being in love but it is not. The intensity of the emotion is strong but not pure like love Love: is the quiet understanding and mature acceptance of...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    LOVE As lightnings scan my body... Oh baby, i got the perfect thrill you are there for me or i'm dreaming on.... is this erotic further more.... me hungry just for love... close...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    Best Friends. A poem by Gabe Sytangco. Best friends are family They care for you Stand for you Defend you They share laughs They share jokes They share feelings They share...
    filipinotroll41 filipinotroll41 13-15, M Oct 5

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    I love love, but it will crush your soul if you're not careful.
    StrangelyWrinkledMammal StrangelyWrinkledMammal 18-21, F Oct 11

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    We think we need the love of others to be happy, but the love we have for ourselves is where it all begins.
    Sinfulkisses869 Sinfulkisses869 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Love is freedom - and only together can we be free...
    htheart htheart 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 10

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    Love is an amazing thing that can help you through the hard times.
    Matthews14 Matthews14 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    Love is what I feel when me and another girl are bound to each other with loyalyy, respect, and a crazy desire to be with each other.
    Anonimus2 Anonimus2 22-25, F Oct 11

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    Honest and true love is exciting and humbling at the same time.
    Leeza1964 Leeza1964 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    Love has an expiration date.
    flylikeabirdagain flylikeabirdagain 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Love is an illusion, I don't suppose it's true?
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    Love is when you are yourself and your partner accepts everything. Even your quirky habits
    melissapien melissapien 18-21, F Oct 11

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    Love is a force that pushes you beyond any fear, hesitation, or anything that you may try to hold on to.
    alhsya02 alhsya02 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    It takes two to love, but only one to be heartbroken.
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Oct 11

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    Love is being weird together.
    BleuGardenia BleuGardenia 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Love is starting to become extinct.
    toobreezzee toobreezzee 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    Love is just a temporary fake feeling which comes when someone talks sweetly to you and after 5 minutes, it disappears when they show their real rude self!
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    Pile of bollocks in my experience.
    katiehad katiehad 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    The greatest joy and the greatest pain.
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    It's pointless and stupid.
    brookmay brookmay 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    It's a wonderful and a beautiful feeling.
    lori18 lori18 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    To me it just exists as a chemical reaction not a feeling you get with only a specific person, the whole concept of it seems too fairy tail-y....
    MissGorgeous MissGorgeous 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    An emotion that I am currently too immature to comprehend, much less feel.
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M Oct 19

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    I feel it's something that is as dangerous as a cobra but as fragile as glass and it's not something to at around with. It's shorter terms- this stuff is some serious sh!t(:
    dambookworm17 dambookworm17 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 21

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    Some of my family friends are from different races,so I never judge anyone because they're different
    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Everyone will at least have a thought of what their ideal true love would be like. I know I am very young, I know it may seem annoying hearing a teenager talking about love but it...
    EmmaXP EmmaXP 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    I take back a lot of what I said about love...Ive made a previous post stating the different types of love but what I am getting ready to discuss supersedes that post. As Ive now...
    CoolIntellectualJames88 CoolIntellectualJames88 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Always, honestly. Dare I say, my first love is my most thought about love. Obviously, I'll withhold names for privacy's sake. But I've known this girl for almost seven years, and...
    OdeToS OdeToS 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    If I told you that I loved you, would you love me back. I will give you everything I can. everything I am. I want to drive my passion in you. I don't want to stop. I want to show...
    Misspsychaddict Misspsychaddict 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Im living in a country in Europe and the school i went to was a all girl school and i promised my self i would never date and i will wait for the guy that one day when im in...
    gurlhates gurlhates 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    So now tell me how your story goes. Have you ever suffered? If so, did you get better or have you never quite recovered from it? Did you find your lover laying in your bedroom with...
    piercethetaco000 piercethetaco000 13-15, F Oct 11

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    FOREIGNER...I gotta take a little time A little time to think things over I better read between the lines In case I need it when I'm older Aaaah woah-ah-aah Now this mountain I...
    itsmrsockmonkey itsmrsockmonkey 70+, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    1. I live in michigan 2. I know how to play guitar. 3. I hate science an always failed it 4. I like to write about love 5. I want to be in a band 6. I love nice people 7. I'm 5'1 8...
    HarrySmileForMe HarrySmileForMe 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    love when i was a child i was so excited to be in love how i wished i'm still like that but we grow old and we evntually be in love but the "love" i thought become widened and...
    shenghuidai shenghuidai 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 18

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    It all goes back to my childhood, I loved my mom and dad with all my heart but yet never received love back from them . The only person to ever love me as much , if not more , as...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    I was fortunate enough to have the best first boyfriend a girl could ever ask for. He was my first love, and I’ve never had that kind of love with anyone other than him. He loved...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Oct 24

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    It's only been one month, not even official yet, and I am totally falling (have fallen) in love with this girl I'm seeing. She's smart, fun, talented, gorgeous, silly, sexy...
    SconeLoves SconeLoves 26-30, M Oct 1

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    Well, since my childhood i had a different opinion of others about love. I never said anybody "I love you". I'll just say "I love you' to someone when really feel safe and...
    almeidajoes almeidajoes 18-21, M Oct 8

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    I'm afraid to fall in love because when I think about love now...all I think of is cheating,lying,being used..I easily fall in love.. I'm afraid to fall in love.
    quackboo quackboo 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 12