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Is it really better to.....

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by SaggyWoman, Aug 23, 2007.

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  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  3. I don' t know.

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  4. I don't care.

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  1. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

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    Is it really better to have loved and lost than to have never had loved at all?
     
  2. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    There was someone I loved very much and she broke it off. Had I been able to "fortell" and knowt he outcome, I would have rather not loved at all
     
  3. Melanie

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    Uhh, I am waiting to be the subject of love rather than having unrequited love.... but oh well such is life:laugh:
     
  4. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

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    bump.........................................................
     
  5. Joe

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    Had I been able to "foretell" I wouldn't have loved at all either. This doesn't count my wife, whom I love dearly.
    My high school girlfriend and I were doing wonderful for over a year and she suddenly became sick. She began acting..I'll skip it all. Just like her mother, it just came on one day. A year after we broke up, she was in a mental institution for about a year due to a suicide attempt.

    She is bipolar, and showed absolutely no signs of it earlier. IN high school., she got great grades, worked part-time, and remained pretty level. She was popular. We still love one another, but it's NOT a romantic love. I check up on her every few years. She is doing wonderful, been married for 7 yrs, and has a great job.
    My wife agreed that I would always ensure she is taken care of, and if /when we are all old, she would be in a nursing home with us.


    Joe
     
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  6. Jules80

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    I think so, 100%
     
  7. TaterTot

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    i think it is definitely better to have loved.

    I loved my father dearly, and when he died I was so sad. I miss him still, but I am so glad I had him in my life. THere are others too that I have loved and do love. Sometimes love hurts.
     
  8. Scarlett O.

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    TatorTot, you always manage to give a whole discourse in just a few words. You are, of course, correct. Sometime love hurts......but it's worth it.
     
  9. standingfirminChrist

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    Love is better spent
    with a spouse who loves you too
    than kept to yourself
     
  10. TaterTot

    TaterTot Guest

    how cool (or shall I say...haiku)
     
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