Teenage Love is Fictional

October 7, 2010
By Snikerdoodle PLATINUM, Leander, Texas
Snikerdoodle PLATINUM, Leander, Texas
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Oh, the aches and pains of young love. So bittersweet to taste. In all honesty, I’m actually pretty disgusted with it right now. It just seems like a whole lot of drama for no reason.
Sorry if I come off as cynical, it’s just......when I’m in a relationship, I want the guy to first and foremost want to be my friend. Guys our age, no offense, only seem driven by what physically is going on between you. It seems as if they think of nothing else.
Yes, so the physical stuff is important, but a relationship founded on physical interaction not only will be unhealthy but will probably never last. So why do you expect me to throw everything I’ve got into something that’s going to probably last two months tops, before the soppy break up starts, and then the ever present box of tissues appear, until finally I realize that the guy was a jerk to begin with? Why does the world expect that from girls?
It sure seems like a lot of wasted emotion for a whole lot of pain.
Why do we subject ourselves to this?
Why? When we know from the start that it’s going to crash and burn in front of us.
Burying our dreams, fantasies, and wishes in a humongous pile of ash.
I mean, how often do you hear of teenagers having a steady relationship? And if they do, aren’t they always sleeping together at least?
So in the world of teenage love, a girl has to have sex with a guy in order for him to want to stay with her? Why is that?
Probably because he wants it, and the only reason he stays with his girlfriend is because he knows he can get it whenever he wants with her.
I’m not trying to slam guys, I know there are exceptions. Heck, my two best friends in the whole world are guys. I just have come to the conclusion that they make great friends and lousy boyfriends until the age of about twenty-five.
Believe me when I tell you I want to love and be loved.
But as much as I wish I had that one special guy who cared about me for me, and not for how far I’d go with him, I have to quit fooling myself. I need to get on with my life.
Enough waiting for Prince Charming. It’s like waiting for Santa Claus......useless. After all, they both are fictional.

The author's comments:
I'm not meaning to offend anyone and would love to hear from people who completely disagree and want to make a point of it.

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This article has 5 comments.

Nancy18 said...
on Oct. 15 2010 at 2:07 pm
I feel the same way on the part where you said, you'd like a guy to be your friend first. Isn't it nice when your boyfriend can be your best friend & your boyfriend? I just love that feeling, and I'm pretty sure a lot of girls feel like that, but they get distracted on the physical chemistry they have between themselves & there boyfriend. I honestly believe that sound be the second most important thing about a relationship.

on Oct. 14 2010 at 6:25 pm
Nearly_Confused SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
When I was a child, I thought as a child, I spoke as a child; But when I became a man learned to put away all my childish things - 1 Corinthians 14:11

I know what you mean. I like this one guy and it's been an on and off thing for 3 years and he still won't ask me out. Infact he asked out my best friend. I don't hate my friend, I just don't like the two of them together.

on Oct. 14 2010 at 3:11 pm
Snikerdoodle PLATINUM, Leander, Texas
21 articles 2 photos 18 comments
Well I'm really glad to hear that, but you are a seemingly rare exception. I did say that there are exceptions, if you read back. But congratulations, it is hard to find someone who really sees you. =)

schnags said...
on Oct. 14 2010 at 8:54 am
I couldn't help but notice you said that if the teenage relationship is stable then they must be sleeping together.  Well my boyfriend and I have been together for over two and a half years and have not slept together. So you are wrong.

on Oct. 13 2010 at 1:59 pm
missTaco BRONZE, Kingston, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
Enjoy Today, because you could die tomorrow

people in my school go out with a new person every couple of days. people really need 2 learn comitment!


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