First love, it can make or break you. It’s a love that will live in your heart, remain in your memory, and cherish forever. A person’s first love is powerful because it comes from innocence and naivety. They say nothing is impossible, but I believe forgetting your first love is impossible. It’s impossible to see that person with someone else and not wonder, what if? It’s something you can never forget; every time you see them, your stomach turns and your heart flutters. Whether you miss them or not, it’s a feeling you can’t let go.
You never forget the fun you had, but you’ll forget the immature fights you had. If fate somehow brings you back to that person, you wonder if it was meant to be. First love makes it easy to fall again because you learned so much. It teaches you what to expect and accept. When you finally feel you can move on, you’re afraid of the damage it may do because you feel as though every guy is the same. Your only concern is to search for that love you had, within someone else. But, when you think you find that special someone all you can do is compare them to your first love, he wears his hair to left, but I like the way he wore it to the right; he dresses nice, but his style was more fashionable; his teeth are pretty, but his smile was flawless; his eyes are green, but I got lost in his blue eyes. It’s really only human to compare. When the bickering starts with a current relationship, comparing just comes natural. You feel as though ‘he or she’ would have never said something like that or treated you that way. As soon as the comparison begins, so do the ‘what-ifs’. What if I’m meant to be with them, what if they’re going to do this forever, what if ‘he’ would have handled this differently, and the what- ifs continue until they make or break the relationship. It’s actually incredible how you can fall so hard and so fast for someone. You quickly begin to plan out your lives, to only see it collapse right before your eyes. You’re left...
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