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I Am Trying to Understand This Love Thing

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    This Thing Called Love

    This thing called love can be a mysterious thing.  It lives with-in you and it comes up now and again, when you are with your friends or family or just people you care about.  But then you meet someone and without knowing how or why this thing called love bursts to life...
    SAlan SAlan 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20, 2009

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    This Thing-called Love...?

    Well, lets see.  How do I start this.  Sounds like something I would like to write about and hear about...ok, here it goes... The root of this topic has to do with my 10 year marriage, which has slowly been deteriorating.  Neither of us came from "great"...
    kiki1966 kiki1966 41-45 Jul 29, 2009

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    There isn't a lot to say about this,

    because I don't think enough words have been invented. I have a hard time in general loving others because I have been hurt so many times in so many ways, not just in romantic love, but oh my gosh. I have become apathetic in some ways. In warming up, I am remembering that it...
    4gotwhereIwas 4gotwhereIwas 26-30 Jan 8

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    Any Ideas?

    Happy New Year everyone:) Hope you had an amazing celebration! Wishing the best for the year So i need ur help,,i have to do 2 course asignements:( i need some materials for translating. Does any of you have ideas whee can i get such infos? I am lost :( Many thnx
    Eraaa Eraaa 18-21, F Jan 6, 2013

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    ENCA - A PO TPELQEN I don't understand any thing but I liked it lol!!
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    The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it. ~Terry Pratchett
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    ❤️these questions! Hmmmmmm...... 1.) I am a Taurus 2.) I ❤️ fall & winter 3.) I'm learning to play my acoustic guitar 4.) I enjoying trying & learning new things 5.) I...
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    That's not love that's something beyond my understanding love dosent hurt
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    onedayatatime01 onedayatatime01 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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