posted on Dec, 13 2010 @ 04:06 PM
reply to post by KingDoey
My first love was 34 years ago. (To give you some context, I had finished high school well before then.) Yes, I'd had some infatuations but this was
my first true love.
Do I still think of her from time to time? Yes, I do. I think of her and wonder about her, but most of all, I'm always grateful for that wonderful,
first experience of falling in love. And that's something you can take from what you experienced together. Take it as a blessing, because even though
you can fal in love more than once, the first time is special and something to be treasured.
My grandparents were two of the most fortunate people I ever knew. They first met when both were just seventeen, and it was truly "love at first
sight" -- and first love for both of them. They went out together for four years until they married at 21. Well, even though everyone told them it
wouldn't last because they were "too young", they were married for 67 years until my grandmother passed away.
In the year before my grandmother died, my grandfather told me "I've always loved her, but I love her more now than I ever have." And this after
sharing their lives for 71 years all told.
Isn't that wonderful?
But such wonders are rare, and most of us will not stay with our first love. But we never really lose them as long as we keep a place for them in our
minds, our hearts, our dreams, our memories. So bless those good memories and hold them precious. They add something to who you are.