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SommerMadness

Love isn't a fairytale

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SommerMadness

Ever since I was 13 years old and I realized that love is no fairy tale. People like to believe the fairy tale especially women. You think you're going to meet the nice guy or girl and everything's going to be alright will it real world it doesn't work that way. That's probably why I didn't have a high school sweetheart or anything like that. I didn't want to my heart to be broken. I saw too many people that get their heart broken. I was 13 when I figured this out. How old were you when you figure this out? 

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Countressa

In order for love not to be a fairytale, you need to be an optimist. The optimists of this world believe that love heals all wounds. Pessimistic people just are complacent with whatever dysfunctional relationships they could latch on to. If you are a optimistic person, you never thought love was a fairytale because you always "lived in the moment"; believing in the attainable.

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jenea

 I am at that philosophical age where I let my mind wander to topics like this. I have asked myself many times, "What exactly is "true love?" I'm not quite sure it actually exists, well at least not the happily ever-after kind. I have fallen in love before and it was everything the books and movies and songs describe. My mistake though, was only paying attention to the songs of love and happiness and not the songs of heartbreak. That's the thing, love is both equally beautiful and tragic. It's exciting and wonderful when you and your partner are on the same page but what happens when their feelings change? What happens when one of you wants children and the other doesn't? What if you do find the love of your life but it doesn't work out? That brings up the age old question, "Is it better to have loved and lost or to never have loved at all?" 

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ReginaPhalange

My first love broke my heart when I was 16. He was charming, handsome, strong and tall. He was everything a girl wanted in a boyfriend. And he picked me. I was walking on a cloud. Our first kiss was in a park covered in a fresh dusting of snow. How could I not be swept away? Then one day it happened. The guy that I placed on a pedestal, became the guy that broke my heart. I survived, but sometimes I still think about my fairy tale boyfriend. I agree that life isn’t a fairytale. But when you’re 16 and in love, for that brief moment in time, it is.

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