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Originally posted by jkrog08
How about this?
Lets all NOT worry about 2012,lets just live for the now.And if 2012 happens lets appreciate the shock and awe.We will be able to say "I knew it was coming"-for we will be more prepaired than others.
Also the southeast is easier(as far a I know)to state our feelings than,say the midwest(I lived in Tennessee,now in Illinois)Lets not stereotype the south...I know its hard........lol.
Also to "netherlands"-Haahaha,I know EXACTLYwhat your saying about love......I hate it.but love it.Just deal with it,cause its a part of even our lifes.I hope it works out for you my friend.
Originally posted by jkrog08
reply to post by TheNetherlands
"its like standing on ice while putting on a big fire... not adviseable."
Nice quote..........well do what your heart tels you to do(corny I know)
**Dude,were are you getting those avatars?They are AWESOME
I esspecially liked the "darth yoda".
Originally posted by AceWombat04
I apologize if this is in any way off topic. I just saw the ongoing conversation and wanted to throw in my two cents of most likely worthless advice lol.
I would like to think that the problem can be found in the forms taken by people's relationships, rather than love itself per say. I recently learned the hard way that love and relationships are two very different things. Love can be (and is at its best in my opinion) totally unconditional. Relationships on the other hand can never be unconditional, because they are a series of compromises, pacts, understandings, and agreements (whether spoken or inferred) between two different beings.
I would like to believe that if you find someone who truly loves you and if the nature of the relationship is such that you both mutually support and nurture your respective growth and exploration of these issues (and whatever else you're passionate about,) then it can work. That's the trick though: love alone isn't sufficient; the love has to be put first by both members of the relationship in as selfless a way possible, while at the same time still seeing to each other's individual needs and wants. The nature of the relationship itself and the desires of both members of it have to align with the direction you want to take your life, consciousness, and time in. The biggest dagger in the heart of any relationship - friendship, romance, whatever - is two people wanting and needing two completely different things, such that the relationship becomes totally untenable.
I believe love can be a wonderful, beautiful, fulfilling, and enriching thing - one of the greatest things life has to offer by far, in my opinion - but forging a relationship with someone that is a pure reflection of that love and through which you both grow and improve yourselves at the same time can be extremely difficult... especially if you haven't found the right person.
That said, I'm probably the WORST person to give advice of any kind on this subject lol. Good luck to all concerned all the same!
[edit on 4/21/2008 by AceWombat04]