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Mysterious word in the world

  1. Jun 27, 2005 #1

    Lisa!

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    For me love is the most mysterious word in the world.I want to know what's your definition of love!
    When I was younger,I thought "I love you!" is the most beautiful sentence in the world and I thought it means "I'm going to step out of my selfishness and prefer another person's happiness to myself."and it means "I'll never hurt you purposely!"
    Then I grow up and now I think this sentence is still beautiful but it also could be kind of warning.You know it means:
    1.I love you till I don't get tired of you or meet a better person! :surprised
    2.I love you because you can bring happiness into my life and if I can't make you happy,it's not important at all! :bugeye:
    3.I love you but if you reject my love, I'll do everything to hurt you!(warning!) :devil:
    Sometimes people love you so they try to keep you beside themselves forever.They do their best not to let you improve because you may leave them or not like them as much as before.And right now I think the only true love is mother's love!


    You may think I'm too pessimistic but you know we have to be careful all the time. :approve:
     
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  3. Jun 27, 2005 #2
    There's no such thing.
     
  4. Jun 27, 2005 #3
    Agreed.

    Giving most credits of this comment to franz, 'sexual lust; would be more appropriate word.
     
  5. Jun 27, 2005 #4
    I love curry and i dont think that has anything to do with sexual lust.
     
  6. Jun 27, 2005 #5

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    Exactly that, if the feeling is not mutaul then it is they that do not love you.
    To be IN LOVE the feeling needs to be mutual (otherwise it is unrequited and/or can become an obsession)

    I beg to differ
     
  7. Jun 27, 2005 #6
    For me, love seems to be rather elusive, but I hope to someday find it.

    I am basing everything off of theoretical knowledge of the concept, so if I go astray somewhere please correct me.

    Since love is a human interaction between two people, there are not clear-and-set rules that govern the nature of it. Two can love paternally, platonically, physically (though that is more like lust that Bladibla mentioned), or many other numerous ways. The thing that love has in common to me is mutual understanding of the other's individual self.

    The two people in the relationship gain strength from each other, loving each other for who they are, and not for any other external reasons such as money or status (for then it would not really be love at all). In this way, each person in the relationship feels respected and wanted, and can count on their partner whenever needed. Two becomes a manifestation of one, which is represented in the wedding vases of Native American pottery.

    Naturally, one person's wishes has to be respected in order for anything to work out. This can lead to quandarys and odd situations. For instance, a woman's last act of love may be to sign the divorce papers with the man, if the man's wishes are to divorce her. It is this respect that seems to decide the strength (or lack thereof) of the love.

    Unrequited love sucks, avoid it if you can. One-way love doesn't work either, unless you are of course married to yourself. Avoid situations where the other person doesn't respect you for who you are, these will seem to lead to hardship and pain in the end.

    I have to admit that there is much, much more to it than this, and I'm sure that others on this forum who have more experience can explain it much better than I ever could. I just don't hope that I am lead horribly astray...
     
  8. Jun 27, 2005 #7

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    Motai
    Unrequited love sucks, avoid it if you can. One-way love doesn't work either, unless you are of course married to yourself. Avoid situations where the other person doesn't respect you for who you are, these will seem to lead to hardship and pain in the end.

    Hey, im in love with loads of people, maybe cause i cant have them :cry:
    Theres one or two or three or more on PF, but i know they dont respect me :cry: But i dont give a tinkers cuss, caus im happy as i am :biggrin:
     
  9. Jun 27, 2005 #8

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    It's ok, we know who we are.
     
  10. Jun 27, 2005 #9

    wolram

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    Kiss kiss, wana go fur a pint darlin.
     
  11. Jun 27, 2005 #10

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    Love to, but I'm off to the Leadmill, where everyone gets a bargain. 60p for a bottle. My liver is evil, and deserves to be punished.

    x-x-x


    http://www.hotrails.co.uk/images/venues/sheffield_leadmill.jpg [Broken]
     
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  12. Jun 27, 2005 #11

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    Not for you, perhaps, but we all have our personal kinks. :tongue:
     
  13. Jun 27, 2005 #12

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    I love you wolram. :smile:
     
  14. Jun 27, 2005 #13
    i add:
    4. "i want to become a better person & i need you to help me"
    5. "i see a carbon copy of myself in you"

    btw the best love song is obviously rod stewart's http://members.aol.com/hannuschka/lyrics/evryp_ly.htm#BM7 [Broken]
     
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  15. Jun 27, 2005 #14

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    I still think, when said honestly and thoughtfully, it is the most beautiful sentence.
    Those are three examples of the misappropriation of the phrase - "I love you."
    That would not be love.
    or a father's love for his children.
    Not really, it sounds like someone who has recently had one or more negative experiences.

    Love is unconditional and unselfish.
     
  16. Jun 27, 2005 #15
    If love doesn't exist, then I'm condemned to an incomplete existence, and that is something I could not bear.
     
  17. Jun 27, 2005 #16

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    Love is what you want it to be. It's a personal experience.

    There are many forms of love. You are the only one that can decide what "love" is to you and which form is the most meaningful.
     
  18. Jun 27, 2005 #17
    When a woman signs the divorce papers, and in relationships they usually initiate the divorce 90% of the time. It's not because she loves him.
    It's always the opposite.
     
  19. Jun 27, 2005 #18
    I've been through diamonds
    I've been through minks
    I've been through it all
    Love stinks! Yeah, yeah!
     
  20. Jun 27, 2005 #19

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    first of all, welcome back!
    It's really great when you fall in love with someone and you're sure you can never have him/her.because it's terrible if you can have him! :bugeye: because after you start a relationship with him,you'll get to know the person better and sometimes even you may hate him!and in most cases you'll get tired of him at least.And you know in some cases you even may lose all your freedom because of him!That's why I love impossible love but unfortunatelu I haven't exprienced yet except for celebrities! :wink:
    But I'm telling you,it's quite a big disaster when someone falls in love with you whom you don't like at all esp. if the person would be so nice and respectful!I myself think I'm a criminal because of not loving him.You know you always think maybe he's the right person and you're making a terrible mistake by rejecting his love!
     
  21. Jun 27, 2005 #20
    What if it's the opposite. If instead, you're the one in love and the person doesn't seem to notice you. Would you like it any better? how would you get the person's attention?
     
  22. Jun 27, 2005 #21
    I don't think you can "decide" on love any more than you can decide on having been born. And it is a tragedy, because I swear the control switch must have been scrambled when I was dropped on this lonely earth...
     
  23. Jun 27, 2005 #22

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    After the first 40 years or so, you start to get used to it. :frown:

    It's okay, dear. I'll get over it. :wink:
     
  24. Jun 27, 2005 #23

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    If you are talking about the "head over heels I think I'm going to die" love between a man and a woman (cough) usually, then I agree. But that type of "love" usually disappears after 3-6 months, then comes the more realistic form of love that only you can decide the meaning of.
     
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  25. Jun 27, 2005 #24
    Bah humbug to love, I give up on it. For now at least....
     
  26. Jun 27, 2005 #25
    How many of you people out there
    Been hurt in some kind of love affair
    And how many times do you swear that you'll never love again?

    How many lonely, sleepless nights
    How many lies, how many fights
    And why would you want to put yourself through all that again?

    "Love is pain," I hear you say
    Love has a cruel and bitter way
    Of paying you back for all the faith you ever had in your brain

    How could it be that what you need the most
    Can leave you feeling just like a ghost?
    You never want to feel so sad and lost again

    One day you could be looking
    Through an old book in rainy weather
    You see a picture of her smiling at you
    When you were still together
    You could be walking down the street
    And who should you chance to meet
    But that same old smile that you've been thinking of all day

    You can turn the clock to zero, honey
    I'll sell the stock, we'll spend all the money
    We're starting up a brand new day

    Turn the clock all the way back
    I wonder if she'll take me back
    I'm thinking in a brand new way

    Turn the clock to zero, sister
    You'll never know how much I missed her
    Starting up a brand new day

    Turn the clock to zero, boss
    The river's wide, we'll swim across it
    Started up a brand new day

    It could happen to you - just like it happened to me
    There's simply no immunity - there's no guarantee
    I say love's such a force - if you find yourself in it
    And sometimes no reflection is there

    Baby wait a minute, wait a minute
    Wait a minute, wait a minute
    Wait a minute, wait a minute

    Turn the clock to zero, honey
    I'll sell the stock, we'll spend all the money
    We're starting up a brand new day

    Turn the clock to zero, Mac
    I'm begging her to take me back
    I'm thinking in a brand new way

    Turn the clock to zero, boss
    The river's wide, we'll swim across it
    Started up a brand new day

    Turn the clock to zero buddy
    Don't wanna be no fuddy duddy
    Started up a brand new day

    I'm the rhythm in your tune
    I'm the sun and you're the moon
    I'm a bat and you're the cave
    You're the beach and I'm the wave
    I’m the plow and you’re the land
    You're the glove and I'm the hand
    I'm the train and you're the station
    I'm a flagpole to your nation - yeah

    Stand up all you lovers in the world
    Stand up and be counted every boy and every girl
    Stand up all you lovers in the world
    Starting up a brand new day

    I'm the present to your future
    You're the wound and I’m the suture
    You're the magnet to my pole
    I'm the devil in your soul
    You're the pupil I'm the teacher
    You're the church and I'm the preacher
    You're the flower I'm the rain
    You're the tunnel I'm the train

    Stand up all you lovers in the world
    Stand up and be counted every boy and every girl
    Stand up all you lovers in the world
    Starting up a brand new day

    You're the crop to my rotation
    You're the sum of my equation
    I'm the answer to your question
    If you follow my suggestion
    We can turn this ship around
    We'll go up instead of down
    You're the pan and I'm the handle
    You're the flame and I'm the candle

    Stand up all you lovers in the world
    Stand up and be counted every boy and every girl
    Stand up all you lovers in the world
    We're starting up a brand new day
     
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