Love Life

When you’re young you are taught that…

Dean Martin – You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You

For a while  the love of your family is all you need. A tender touch from your mom, a pat on the back from your dad, sibling commradery. But as you are thrust into the world, meeting new people, and growing up, you need more.

You go through your young life having fun and hanging with friends. Then they start to pair off finding someone that makes them smile. Your group gets smaller and smaller. You still have some good laughs but it is hard being the odd one out. At first you own it and it’s like…

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But soon the loneliness sinks in. You begin to believe you are a…

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But you can’t understand why. You’re good looking, ┬ásmart, funny, not like those crazy girls. But you aren’t sure. Maybe you are a…

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You go through your days being as positive as possible. You accept it knowing that one day you will find someone to make you happy.

Then it happens. You meet at work, or school, or bump into each other on the street, your eyes meet and you finally know what that “spark” feels like. Numbers are exchanged and you get to know one another. You have things in common, he makes you laugh, he makes you think, he makes you feel something new. Before you know it you are…

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When you are apart you walk around with your head in the clouds. When you are together you stare into each other’s eyes. You believe he loves you for your…

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But all the while he’s got a…

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…running through his head.

Believing your love is true you give in. It is wonderful, everything you expected. But suddenly you notice things have changed. That sparkle in his eye is gone. He doesn’t return your calls. You don’t speak. He doesn’t make you laugh. At first all you do is…

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You confront him about it and he tells you it is over. He is seeing someone else. You are shocked, you lose your breathe, and you want to cry but you refuse to let a tear fall in front of him. You now fully understand…

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Almost wishing you had that knife in your hand. But he isn’t worth it. You have wasted your time and energy on someone who doesn’t deserve it. You say to yourself…

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Because without them you wouldn’t know when you had a real winner; someone true. You walk away with your head held high, about to continue your journey through life. Along the way others will holler at you…

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Some you ignore, some you pay mind and if you are lucky you may find that truly special someone that joins you on your path. If not then continue on your way remembering to always have a good time. And if anyone gives you a hard time you can just say…

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Oh oh oooooh!

Happy Valentine’s Day?

Tra

In case you need it, here is the playlist:

Dean Martin – You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You
Gnarls Barkley – Whatever
Beck – Loser
Radiohead – Creep
Alanis Morissette – Head Over Feet
N.E.R.D. – Brain
The Bluetones – Sleazy Bed Track
Philosopher Kings – Cry
Tom Jones – Delilah
Frank Sinatra – Here’s to the Losers
Outkast – Hey Ya!
Cee-Lo Green – Fuck You

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