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Fredrick Douglass Essay

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Infatuation and Love
On a summer night Alex and I walked to the edge of the lake dock where we laid under a galaxy of stars, talking about life, and being two teenagers in love. To this day I have never forgot that day of realizing he may never be in my life after he leaves for college. I tried not taking those moments for granted. Three years later, and we still lay under those bright majestic stars hoping that we will always still love each other, even if I never see his face again. The first time I met Alex you could tell there was chemistry between us and three years later, I still get an igniting spark with the exception of knowing how love actually feels. At the beginning of a ...view middle of the document...

Reality hits, and you have to decide whether you want this person with you for the rest of your life. Middle school relationships and immature relations end after that chemistry is gone. You can feel each other wanting to give up, and finding other fish in the sea. Or in some cases you may not want to give up. You want to desperately keep fighting and holding onto that love. With long distance relationships that can happen, as it did with Alex and I. Both of us fought through the hard times, tears, rumors and we never let go of each other because we cared. With that initial spark we had that infatuation that became God’s great gift of love, it’s simply bliss.
Love is an emotion of commitment for your relationship. Love becomes your reality, and after having that intense feeling it goes away. It’s that feeling of caring so much that giving up isn’t an option. Having petty fights and getting upset at each other for talking to another girl, which goes away. Your relationship is mature, built on communication and trust. If he talks to another girl you’re not down his throat accusing him of cheating, unless you have a good reason to. Your flaws of...

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