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I Wish Love Wasn't Just a Four-letter Word

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

    L_o_v_e!

    Love like many words has just four letters to it, in English! You have many words associated with it which are also four-letters, like ****! In French we have the beauty of five letters, a-m-o-u-r. But of course to talk of it correctly you must say, 'L'Amour!'. Love is so much...
    frise93 frise93 22-25, F May 4, 2013

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    I Wish It Actually Meant Something

    I wish Love wasn't just a four letter word, I wish that when people used it, they would mean it. I am just sick of it all. I want Love to actually mean something, not be just another four letter word, without any meaning, and to have people throw it out there like it doesn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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    It Feels Like That's All It Is Somedays....

    I try to only think good loving thoughts about people. Somedays it just doesn't seem worth the effort. I believe some people throw the word around like it's candy. It doesn't mean the same to them as it should. I love a lot of my friends here, in different ways obviously but it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 25, 2009

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    Four-letter Word With Actions

    To say I Love You is easy but to mean it is hard.Many young especially use it so much that it becomes meaningless. Unconditional Love is the love that never fade.No matter what situations we are in,this love will see us through.
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 2 Responses Sep 18, 2010

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    Four and gone

    I have been truly in love four times in my life.....That might seem like a lot.... But considering what I have and haven't done to these for people... These people defined (still define) me, even though they are no longer partners in my life.... Let me start by defining my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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