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So, I've been thinking. What is love? It's been overly romanticized. That's for sure. It's none of that cutesy, niminy piminy he he he ha ha ha smoochy coochy poochy stuff. It's simpler than that. It's kinda disgusting, if you ask me. It makes a mockery of love. It's become something much less frank and to the point. I can't even find someone who would be willing to just have a calm, nice evening with, just going to the park, or maybe even just staying home, playing a bored game, and drinking ginger ale. Everyone wants to kiss, hanging up-side-down from some monkey bar with fireworks and sky divers. I don't even want a great relationship. Nothing fabulous, or glamorous or incredible. Just something nice. With someone nice. Part of me doesn't even want to end up with my number one. Just with someone I like. Perhaps I am too cynical for wonderful things. But still. I contend that love is when you look at the person you're with and think "I could do worse."
Wow your Point of view is really down-to-Earth, perhaps to far down. It seems almost to be cynical in absolute. Yet life is so much more complicated then that and love is equally dynamic. Just ask Social Psychology, good grief, I can't imagine the number of books and schools dedicated to sex and love or Romance and love etc. AH it will make your head spin thats for sure.
Granted depening on where you live, love has become a shallow based thing only for sex or worse for fame and money. But anyway if you want to speak of the types of relationships out there via categories and discription then by all means let us begin.
I think love isn't something you can classify and put it in just on category. It's different for everyone. For some people they think it should be passion and fireworks and strong emotions. For people like you it's something more casual. You can't just say everyone feels this certain way about love while you're the total opposite because it doesn't work that way. Classic love isn't that when you meet the person you're in love with you should say ehh I could do worse. It should be more like I'm genuinely happy and it's because this person is apart of my life. Whether it's for the better or worse. With you, you are probably young(or not) and just feel that at this point in your life you're not ready for the marriage cliche love story. And I admit I'm not either. And divorce is also at an all time high so other people feel that way too. Whether you are cynical or not, love or the idea of love isn't something you should feel so disgusted about because it's different for everyone. And when you see someone and think that their idea of love is some kind of mockery just remember what truly is love? this emotion for another person? this thing that drives people to do wonderful and horrible things? This entity that so many people sing about, write about, and talk about it? No one actually truly knows what it is nor can they describe it so that it fits the same way for each person. So whenever you feel that love has become some kind of foolery or mockery remember that you have your own definition of love thats perfect for you.