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I Wont Settle For Anything Less Than Love

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    Love... Is Nice

    But really... I'd settle for affection... I think love, being the ultimate prize that it is, is rarely as true and pure as true love should be. So just give me someone who has affection for me.
    JRSK007 JRSK007 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 12, 2009

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    The Real Deal

    So many people,settle for ****. A few of my friends are in unhappy relationships with a personal who they are quite clearly not meant to be with. One of my friends recently broke up with her partner and she came to me for advice. I did not bad mouth her partner, even though there...
    Birdistheword Birdistheword 26-30, F May 17, 2011

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    My Undoing

    Looking back, this is why I'm lonely. I tasted heaven. I found someone I adored more than life itself. I reckon she loved me back, just maybe not quite like that. THAT love was unattainable, it made me happier than I ever thought I could be, yet also sadder than I ever thought I...
    Zarfo Zarfo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    I Think Nobody Should

    Though love is not enough, and you may have a very hard life with your loved one, but without it, life would be unbearable.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2009

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    ...and Not Just Love, But Sincere Love

    I don`t want the `I love you because you`re in my life right now love`, I want the real thing, and I`m fine waiting for it.Insincere love hurts too much.
    roughNready roughNready 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 11, 2011

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    ...And Looks Too...

    I can't do it. It's not fair. And yes, Life isn't fair sometimes. But I think I deserve a good-looking guy with a nice personality....instead of one or the other. Guys tend to get the women they want...those kind buxom beauties. But I can't get the guy that I want? No way. I'm...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    Yea!

    So stop trying to make me settle!  I'm not gonna!  I want LOVE for a change! 
    Parthenopeaigle Parthenopeaigle 36-40, F Aug 30, 2010

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    Do You Feel It

    If it isn't love for you too tell me upfront and I will walk away hurt yet better for not wasting my time with you. I want love or nothing at all.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F May 7, 2011

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    Theres so much in the world and the very idea of settling makes me sick.
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