What is Love??

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  1. Maverick

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    Thread title says it all. What is love?? What does it mean to you?? How do you know when you are in Love?? I will post my reply later.
     
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    I knew I loved my man when I cried my heart out when my train took me away from him the second time we met, not something I had ever done over a man before and it confused the hell out of me for a while. I can't answer the other questions, love is too big a word for me to explain.
     
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    This is a question for the ages, but I'll try to answer part of it. I know that I love my wife because I'd rather be dead with her than alive without her.
     
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    Baby don't hurt me.. don't hurt me no more..

    Sorry I had to do it!

    What is love?

    Love is what you see at a funeral between family members and friends. The need to be there for someone and comfort them. It's what you see when a mother has her arms wrapped around her sick child at the hospital kissing his head. Love is the tears you see in a mans eyes as his fiance walks towards him down the aisle. Love is compromise. When a couple can meet in the middle to make each other happy. Taking care of your loved one when they're sick without feeling the obligation to, but because you really care for them and your heart aches that they're not in the best shape. Telling your wife she's beautiful even when she has just woken up and others may think otherwise but you just look at her and see beauty.

    What does it mean to you?

    Family-wise it means a whole lot as my family will be there for me no matter what, I love them and will do anything for them (if I can). But being in love is an amazing feeling and I would love to have someone in my life to love and cherish. To wake up with every morning and smile at their presence. But right now the person I am devoting myself to is.. me.

    How do you know when you are in Love?

    When you look at someone and think to yourself that you don't want to live without this person. I always want them in my life.
     
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    The Rose

    Some say love, it is a river
    That drowns the tender reed
    Some say love, it is a razor
    That leaves your soul to bleed
    Some say love, it is a hunger
    An endless aching need
    I say love, it is a flower
    And you, its only seed

    It's the heart, afraid of breaking
    That never learns to dance
    It's the dream, afraid of waking
    That never takes the chance
    It's the one who won't be taken
    Who cannot seem to give
    And the soul, afraid of dying
    That never learns to live

    When the night has been too lonely
    And the road has been too long
    And you think that love is only
    for the lucky and the strong
    Just remember in the winter
    Far beneath the bitter snow
    Lies the seed
    That with the sun's love, in the spring
    Becomes the rose
     
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    pbs I love that song :)
     
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    makes me cry
     
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    Love is when I want to make her/him happy.
    Love is when I feel giddy whenever I talk to her/him.
    Love is when I think about what I can do to please her/him.
    Love is when her/him feels the same for me.

    Then I can die a happy man.
     
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    Love is knowing you want to spend your life with that person and that not to do so will break your heart. love is the feeling of pure joy you get when you are with that other person. love is breaking your heart when you are apart. Dont be such a cynic, release your emotions and allow yourself to fall in love, you will know it when it hits you like an express train.
     
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    So happy for you two *hugs*
     
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    when my girlfriend flew home for 6 months to finish university and i stayed strong till she was gone. got back to my car, turned on the ignition, cried like never before. i picked up my phone to call her at the gate, as i flipped the open the phone it answered a call from her and she was crying to. cheesy right? lol. she's sitting here watching family guy, lol.
     
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    Very sweet :)
     
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    thank you "hugs" returned x
     
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    Love is wearing earplugs so you can sleep in the same bed with her even though she snores like a freight train.
    Love is sitting on a bench sharing a sunset, or wishing she were there to share when she's not.
    Love is sitting in the hospital exam room with her when you'd rather be just about anywhere else.
    Love is knowing when she's hurting, and feeling that pain as well.
    Love is reaching back to give her leg a stroke as we ride, happy that she's willing to share my passions.
    Love is giving her a hug and telling her "I love you" when you'd rather just scream "What the fuck!?!"
    Love is screaming "What the fuck!?!" and knowing that all will be forgiven, because that is what love is.

    T
     
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    Love........is just another four letter word full of egotism and raw lust.
    Caring, that is something altogether different and then there is true mutual friendship.....
     
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    Only thing I've seen so far that is worthy of comment. I like this. Exactly how I feel.
     
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    Im beginning to believe LOVE doesnt exist. :(
     
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    And this too. Two very excellent comments.
     
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    Damn...I finally said something right to someone.....lol
     
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    Love is also demanding, jealous, greedy, and selfish even when fully given it wants impossible things in return.
    Of course we all know that love is blind and falling in love is temporary insanity and finally love can turn to hate in an instant.
    All these emotions are extremes.
    For me it is companionship, friendship, caring and mutual enjoyment of sex that I value and keeps me with a partner because the "love" thing is way too abstractly removed from reality.
    We are all only human beings plagued with insecurities, failures, weaknesses but also bravery, strength and nobleness so IMHO nobody really qualifies to be LOVED unconditionally.
    Why do I say all these things?
    It is because I have experienced it all so now settling for something less grand but way more sustainable.