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06 Dec 2007, 9:31 pm

There is no such thing as true love for me. Love will always be tainted by the needs of each other.



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07 Dec 2007, 12:20 am

True love definitely exists (if my parents being married 20 years and still loving each other is any consideration)

The one thing I know that true love ISN'T, however, is anything related to me.



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07 Dec 2007, 12:09 pm

Love is allowing another to coexist in you.



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07 Dec 2007, 2:22 pm

How do I define love eh?

Love: Noun

A pack of lies. A fictional emotion created to instill a sense of superiority to non-human animals, used as an excuse to commit illogical acts or continue dead-end relationships with people who are absolutely worthless.



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08 Dec 2007, 2:07 pm

Eros, Philia, and Agape.

Inter-personal-wise, I would much like someone who could occasionally remind me of stuff I really ought to be doing if I intend to stay alive.
My idea of the loving relationship is someone sitting close enough so that I can hear, when I listen for it, that I am not utterly alone. It needn't even be in the same room.
Of course, no-one too loud would be good, either.

The sole reason for this "someone" being a woman is that I am, contrary to common belief, not asexual, at least not always. I can well consider holding someone, for instance in front of the tv.


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08 Dec 2007, 4:03 pm

AdrianB wrote:
Love is allowing another to coexist in you.


No, that's tapeworms.



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08 Dec 2007, 4:25 pm

I say love is about companionship and friendship.



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31 Jan 2008, 3:10 pm

there are lots of different types of love, I love my family- ie I love my sister so so much and can't imagine life without her, and then there's romantic love. loving the little things as well as the big things about someone- long after the initial infactuation has dulled. It can also be very painful!



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31 Jan 2008, 10:37 pm

Heinlein's definition....

Where the happiness of another is more important than your own.... paraphrased of course. Someday I'll have to look that one up again and write it down in my palmpilot.


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02 Feb 2008, 6:36 am

AspieDave wrote:
Heinlein's definition....

Where the happiness of another is more important than your own.... paraphrased of course. Someday I'll have to look that one up again and write it down in my palmpilot.


I would fit that definition into the Agape-part of the three-fold definition I use (André Comte-Sponville's definition, that is).


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