Love

by Lisa Staires 2 months ago in love

The many concepts of love

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This is my drawing called Love Slayer

Love the word that every person wants to hear and feel in one way or the other. There are many different types of love; love for yourself, your family, your spouse or significant other, your children and your friends. We think we know what love is, but do we really? We imagine from a tender age what our future love will be like. From fairy tales to books to movies on television. Our views of how love should be is changed and sometimes warped.

Sometimes love is distorted and twisted in should a manner to be used to take advantage of those who are vulnerable to it who's only wish is to find someone to make them truly happy. It has been tainted by the world around us, with technology getting in the way making it hard to find and even harder to trust anyone, but once real love can be found there's no greater joy. There's a magnetic pull to a person for a reason. Many of us have learned the hard way I'm sure.

It always seems like there's a distraction to tear you away from it, like family issues, work, procrastination and the biggest one Fear. Your afraid of being hurt, rejected or used, which it's perfectly normal to be afraid of these. Now-a-days you don't know if the person is really interested in you as a whole, your body, you money or some other reasons. You don't know who they really are until you're around them long enough, they could be the most amazing person in the world, a control freak, an abuser or a serial killer just using you as a cover.

With so many ways to find love interests now its even scarier because you can't tell how many lies you are being told or who the person behind the screen really is. I personally have steered clear of the world wide web for many reasons and horror stories I have heard or read. I decided to stick closer to home to find my love but of course as I have mentioned above you never know what type of person you are going to find. I found a couple of stalkers, users, a control freak and an abuser.

I have to say that I have known my current love for a long time. We were friends for years and always had this magnetic pull to each other, but we never acted upon the pull. Until it was official and neither of us had a spouse to hurt. Our relationship was an accident sadly waiting to happen. We were always close, always bouncing stuff off of one another and always making the other laugh. We kind of just fell for each other, though we have agreed to take it slow since we've learned from our past relationships.

Love can be found in some of the oddest and unlikely places. Don't give up, because of how everything is now. Don't look for it. You have to feel it before it can happen. Just wait and be patient and one day you'll find the elusive word Love.

Thanks for reading. It was just something I had to get out of me.

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Lisa Staires
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