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I Do Not Think Love Is A Light Switch

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 149 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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