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I Do Not Think Love Is A Light Switch

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 149 People

    But A Time Switch

    that switches it all back on after a duration of time. I shut myself down and brainwashed myself once before. Things were too much for me to take and the world wouldn't slow down, so I switched it off. I made myself into a walking dead, refused to get involved, feel, or react...
    lillyep lillyep 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2011

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    A River's Flow Maybe

    For me- love and relationships  are not a light switch, a faucet, or anything else that can be turned off and on at will; they are more like the flow of a water in a river.  Some says there are rapids that simply take my breath away. Other days there may be a waterfall that has...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 26, 2011

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    You Can't Turn It Off

    4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7It always protects...
    honestlyme honestlyme 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    It Is Not Like A Light Switch Nor Is It A Light Switch.

    I love her very deeply. We are connected at the psychological level and we feel each others pain. When we are together we console each others fears aches and pains. Anytime that we are together it is A. someone wanting us to do this or that, can we talk? **** NO. If we are alone...
    Snookybear Snookybear 36-40, M Mar 21, 2011

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    I Can't

    It kind of freaks me out sometimes how easy it is for people to turn their love on and off like that.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26, 2011

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    Legit woke up at 2:30 ish am this morning to the heaviest rain and thunder and lightening...ohmygod I couldn't help but watch as it lit up the sky..It was beautiful and sounded...
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    There's lighting and thunder ;0000😱
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    Well I didn't switch clothes. But I did switch shoes with someone. There was a girl in my class in high school. She wore the cutest shoes. One day me and her partnered up for a...
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    society cages the foolish
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    A FEW! Public unofficial copyright: ME! If you were a car door, I'd slam you all night! You turn my floppy disk into a HARD drive. You're so cute that flowers die when you pass by...
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    I think love is a powerful feeling that should only be used when some one really loves someone or something not to get something out of something or as an over exaggeration of...
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    So last night he got mad at me because I interrupted him while he was playing a game on his phone. we were supposed to watch a movie but I waited for 40 minutes for him to finish...
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