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Love is overrated.

You will never find your true love, there is no perfect relationship. Or is there?
Isn't love overrated? Isn't love just something people simply make up in their minds so they can have something to own? Something to get jealous about? Something to brag about? An excuse for poetry? Let's say love was real, that is was as pure & amazing as people make it out to be. If all of that were true, why do we cheat on the ones we so-called love? Why do we continue to hurt the ones we are 'suppose' to love. Should we just remain single for the rest of our lives? Or should we aim for other types of relationships? For example; open relationships, not monogamous relationships, communes, etc..

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  • Sep 7 2013: First Id say you must define love. The bibles definition is in 1stCORINTHIANS 13:4 love is patient n kind it does not envt it does not boast it is not proud or rude or self seeking or easily angered. It keeps no record of wrongs. It does not rejoice in evil but rejoices in the truth. It always protects trusts hopes and perserveres. I know this guy he is jealous n quick tempered n selfish n remembers all her mistakes puts insane restrictions on her. But yet he says he loves her!!! According to this definition no way! I think he will protect her from other people but not from his negative influenced behavior. I say I love my wife but I still wanna have other women also, I dont want her to get hurt because of this and Iwont leave her just because of my other desires. Love must be a multi-layered BALL of hormones, emotions, thoughts{conscious and sub-conscious} circumstances, natures purposes, temporary feelingssensations, expectations, its logic defying its ever changing but the same . I AM STARTING TO LOVE THESE INTELLIGENT CONVERSATIONS. So obviously love is real and subject to interpretation or definition. There are so many aspects to love its not as simple as wechalk it up into 1 word. This reminds me of the saying god is love undescribeable, undeniable, amazing, debateable . I use tosay Ihate lovecause it seemed like a weakness but really its so awesome we cant contain it in its totality!! LOVE ANDREW

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