Explanation of love

“No matter how much you think you love somebody, you’ll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.” Love is considered to be the most powerful emotion of all. It drives us to do things that which we never had dreamt of in the past, it makes us mad. Love can build a family or split it apart; love is nothing to be toyed with. Such an emotion triggers a response with others, thus creating stress in a relationship. The longer you are in a relationship, the more difficult it gets to get along. That is just a basic fact.

There are many people at our school who claim to be in “love,” yet what I see is just a blinded form of lust. Some may call me cynical, but I prefer the term humanist; whatever the case may be, it is quite obvious these students are ignorant to their surroundings. But who can blame them? I was even a victim of these high school relationships, no one is perfect. But it is from these experiences that I am able to learn and write about. I am here to educate you.

Love. Love is defined as “a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, a profoundly tender and passionate affection for another person.” Yet lust is defined as “a passionate or overwhelming desire or craving, to have a yearning or desire.” It is my belief that people are in lust with being in love. Now let me clear that statement up a bit; high schoolers these days are so excited and confused for these new feelings they have that they confuse them with love. Also, when seeing everyone else around them in “love” they start looking for that “special someone.” This leads to some confusion, some mixed feelings and ultimately a failed relationship. This is not the students involved in the relationship’s fault, they are blinded. Some may say that they are illuminated by love, but in truth they are just too blinded to see what is going on there. We’ve all been there. We have all felt that sense of rejection when you are turned down, or that depression that comes after being led on, or even the regret of looking back on a relationship and wondering where it went wrong. We must learn from our mistakes.

The final truth is that everyone in high school is just ignorant. But this is not a negative thing, it is a way of life, a rite of passage (Ignorant: “lacking in knowledge or untrained”). Without making mistakes here we would have no idea what to do in life. Heck, every member in this school thinks they are the best and brightest there is, they always think they are smarter than their parents, and they think the world is theirs for the taking. But as we grow we begin to realize how ignorant this really is, yet every single student falls into this same trap. Even I am a victim, look at me, I am sitting here preaching to you like I truly do know what is best. Well, in fact, and it may be difficult to believe, but I do. You have to think about how I know all of this information, this is because I have experienced these things already. I would not be such a hypocrite as to sit here and say this things yet still act the opposite way. This is not one of those “do as I say, not as I do” situations. Now I will admit that I do not know everything about love, but there are certain things that anyone can learn in everyday life. This is just a reflection, part of me is in every blog, I know what I am speaking of.

We are ignorant to love, knowledge and our elders. It is my advice to you to just skip out on the high school relationships. I’ve been there; it is a waste of time and effort. You are much better of concentrating on school and going to a better college. This “lover” you have will just be some memory once you go to college anyways. The fact is that we view our lives as just high school, we can only see so far down the road. Sure we think of going to college, but we do not really understand. Even when thinking of the future, in our heads that only means a few years down the road. I just hope you learned that nothing is a good as it looks, a relationship such as this will not last. And maybe it is time to start listening to your parents, hm? They are much brighter than you may think.