Why Love Is Complicated

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  • Published : February 18, 2013
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Brittany Halliday
January 26, 2013
Professor Swords
Paper #2

Significant yet Difficult

Love is like a rumor; everyone talks about it yet few truly know the truth. If there is an emotional state that we as humans idealize it is love. However, we want nothing of its dark side and demand that it always hides its flaws. Nonetheless many of us are unprepared for the battles that the heart must be willing to endure in order to take on the emotion of love. Many people fantasize about what it will be like to fall in love and dream about their perfect match. Individuals spend their whole lives so fixated on the love that they might one-day experience that they often forget about the love they are surrounded by every day. The significance level placed on love is extremely high and many people believe that they could not live without it, yet it is also one of the most difficult and complex emotions to sustain. Love is the first emotion that human beings ever encounter. As a fetus in the womb a child can become emotionally attached to the sound of their parent’s voice, loving them before they even know them. The same goes for parents, the minute a woman finds out she is with child an instant bond and love is formed. It is an emotion that we are genetically programmed to experience yet many people spend a majority of their life trying to understand the complexity of it. Every day people will talk about things they love such as their pet, phone, siblings, or some other aspect of their life. However, one of the hardest things for some people to find is a significant other that they can share the real bond of love with and while the whole world is in search of this idea of ”true love” few find it because few understand it. Countless individuals would agree that without love life would be seemingly pointless. Love provides us all with comfort as well as a solid foundation for our endeavors. People who have love in their lives are happier overall. They are more...
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