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Do you believe in love in high school? Could it possibly exist?

No way, kids don't know what true love is... But, how many people do you know that dated in high school that are currently married and happy? I personally know about 4 couples very very well that are now happy after being high school sweethearts. Did they just like each other as teens and grow to love each other? When did the "like" change to "love?" In college? Age 21? 22?23? Or could they possibly have loved each other all along?

How can you put an age on love?

I, personally, believe in teenage love. I truly think it exists. Adults that did not fall in love till they were, in fact, adults, will most likely dismiss it. However, some - like my mother, for instance - do not dismiss teenage love. Do you?

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muffie said...
Jan. 22, 2010 at 4:59 pm
I personly do believe in love in high school. I was with my ex boyfriend from 7th grade to 10th nd it was deffinately love.
MentalWreck said...
Jan. 22, 2010 at 1:12 pm
Love has no definition. And there are no rules, expectations, etc. about it. Love "just happens".
Vmusic said...
Jan. 19, 2010 at 5:19 pm
Love at any age exists. Whether it's the love you'll spend your life with can be argued, but I know it exists. People say time will make all things fade, but even as the images get blurry I still remember why I loved my first love and why I still love him. I can still quote him.... And I still live by everything he taught me. These things leave an impression on you. This is not to say I like believing in high school relationships.... I don't like to believe high school relationshi... (more »)
Sammiebear said...
Jan. 16, 2010 at 11:31 pm
I believe in love. I'm currently in love and have been since the summer before my freshman year and now I'm half way through my junior year. It'll be 3 years jun 18th. =]
Mysterioso said...
Jan. 16, 2010 at 2:35 pm
Love is whatever you deem it as. You can feel your own interpretation of love at age 15, and another can have a different interpretation and feel it at 37. Whatever that word love means to you is your own choice. It's only when many people believe they have the same interpretation of love, the "you can only love as an adult" is when these lines become skewed.
evrycloudyday7 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 15, 2010 at 7:19 pm
I believe in love. I have never been in love, but in my opinion, it doesn't matter what age you are (teen, adult, old geezer). If you TRULY love someone you cannot help or control that, you simply feel it. So I believe in teen love.
ValerieMeyer said...
Jan. 12, 2010 at 5:19 pm
Has anyone seen Dan in Real Life? There is a whole scene where the teenage kid who is in love with the daughter of Dan, and he gives this speech explaining to the father how love is an ability and not an emotion. Honestly, I don't think you can tell people whether or not they feel a certain way. And sometimes younger children have the ability to love even more than adults. I fell in love when I was sixteen, and a lot of people tried to convince me I didnt when I went away for the summer. T... (more »)
xxBlackbeltxx said...
Jan. 12, 2010 at 4:34 pm
I personally think it is possible for teenage love exists. Although it is possible doesn't mean all teenage relationships are true love. What defines love for me is that both people take it seriously instead of going from person to person like others have said. It all depends on how far the two want to go.
Forever13 said...
Jan. 9, 2010 at 2:36 pm
I have a friend, who in Middle school, We are now in high school, would jump from guy to guy. Every week, heck sometimes everyday, there would be a new guy. Each time she would say "Oh, I love him and he loves me." I wanted to scream that she couldnt even spell love, she doesnt even understand what it means to be loved, let alone to give love.
Tamara said...
Jan. 7, 2010 at 9:57 am
Everyone will have an opinion i used to belive in the fairytale love but now i know that dose not exist i have the kinda love where even when your fighting you just want to kiss them when u don't see them u miss them like crazy.. love is hard to come by yes but don't just not belive it does happen and it will happen =)
khaizhylle said...
Jan. 6, 2010 at 1:15 am
i really believe in teenage love.
im 16 but i'm in love in my boyfriend when i'm 15..i really love him more than my life.
i can't afford of loosing him and now, were planning to married soon.
Ashleysbff said...
Jan. 4, 2010 at 9:15 am
I completely believe in teenage Selo the first time i fell in love i was 11 and i still llove him though we're not together anymore.I believe love just happens,no matter how young or old you are.
walter said...
Dec. 31, 2009 at 1:28 am
I do and dont blve it. i mean, i do know some adults who are happy but most teen relationships usually dont last very long. I am very conflicted here.
Selo replied...
Jan. 3, 2010 at 4:34 pm
Teenage love absolutely exists, and I think when you're young, love can have an even stronger vigor because time hasn't yet worn it out. I'm 15 and I've been in love five times (never stopped loving any of them, mind you) - the first time I was 11. I don't think you're ever too young for it to be real. Love is something that can't be judged by sour outsiders, and it's real whether you're 16 or 60.
iSteph said...
Dec. 30, 2009 at 10:18 pm
I believe in teen love. For one, I am a teen and feel as if I'm in love. Some people may find it silly, but i dont. I have been dating the same guy for 8 months. We fight, but most couples do.
ladytrojan replied...
Jan. 3, 2010 at 3:59 pm
but thts jus it. ur a teenager. i think when we're adults and we look back at the time when we were a teenager ur gonna see tht it wasn't luv. i dont think our minds r capable of it. when sumone marries their high skool sweetheart, i think they'll look back and see tht in high skool, it wasnt really luv, but it did turn into luvas they grew older.
AmourMica replied...
Jan. 8, 2010 at 8:55 pm
Maybe it was love, but you never know because you're not the person. Only you know when you're in love.
sweetactress said...
Dec. 30, 2009 at 5:27 pm
i believe in teenage love. i just think that it takes time 2 get 2 that point. a strong relationship has 2 grow. u cant love som1 in just 3 days. n so, u cant rush it.
leenxx3 said...
Dec. 28, 2009 at 10:34 pm
I don't believe in teenage love. I am 15 and all my friends are talking to their boyfriends "Oh, I love you", then 2 days later, they hate eachother. I guess it is real for some people. But most just want to say "love" because it seems like you should. Everyone just rushes it through High School. I am waiting until college or after to have a serious relationship, because I know right now, that I am not capable of loving someone and being able to continue a relationship f... (more »)
wicked batgirl replied...
Dec. 29, 2009 at 6:48 pm
i used to think the same thing... but my boyfriend right now is my first boyfriend and we started off as just friends... then eventually it grew into love... i love him so much... and i'm myself with him and i can't bare to be separated from him... i believe in teenage love... <3
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