Teenage Love: Real or Lust?

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TEENAGE LOVE: REAL OR LUST?

Submitted to:

Ms. Christy Loida Legad

As a Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements

for English 10

Submitted By:

Romel Bonn Ariston

Bea Krysrtel Angelie Rojo

March 2012

Table of Contents

Flyleaf

Title Page

Table of Contents .......................................................................................................... i

Acknowledgement...........................................................................................................ii

Abstract...........................................................................................................................iii

Introduction......................................................................................................................1

Discussion.......................................................................................................................4

Conclusion.....................................................................................................................12

Bibliography...................................................................................................................15

Curriculum Vitae.............................................................................................................iv

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The researchers would like to thank following people for giving them strength, knowledge, and enlightenment for making this project.

Their respective parents for allowing them to make this project in their homes with all the time they need and for giving them access financially.

The librarian and the staff for lending their expertise in order for the researchers to gather some of the necessary references for their project.

The researchers’ classmates and friends for lending their small help to the project. It may not be much but it is a big help for the researchers.

Without all of them, the making and success of the project wouldn’t be possible. Above all, we are indebted to the Almighty Father who gave us all we have.

The Researchers

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Abstract

What is the meaning of love for teenagers? Is it real? Or is it Lust?

In life, people fall in love in many ages. It is very possible for every person to fall in love regardless of age. However, there is a specific stage in life wherein everyone seems to want or feel love. They are talking about teenage love. Teenagers have this urge to love the opposite sex for the first time in their life. This is the time where most youth act out and when it comes to the matters of the heart, a lot of them fall in love. Teenage love is sometimes been referred to as not being real love. Experts say that feelings that the teens have for the opposite sex is mainly infatuation. This paper determines if teenage love is real or lust.

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INTRODUCTION

Teenage love simply means love of teenagers. According to Crotts (2011), teenage love is something that everyone goes through in his or her life. Some people express their love and some people do not. The reasons should be shyness to express themselves, hesitancy or fear of getting rejected. Teenagers do have this lack of courage when it comes to love. Some people say that it’s too early to for teenagers to be in love but others say that otherwise (Crotts, 2011).

For example, boy courts a girl in an old-fashioned way, after that the girl appreciates it but later on she wants the boy to add more effort like being with her in order for the girl to know each other. According to Kuzma (2007), in her article What Is This Thing called Love? in Health and Home magazine, she said that you can show unconditional acceptance and treat a person kindly even if you can’t approve of some his or her behavior.

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