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The Valentine Conundrum

How do you measure love?

By years together?

Souls touched?


Or, because it's a feeling, does every rational measure fail to grasp? Like a floater in one's eye you can never quite focus your mind upon.

Or, on a more cynical take, is love just a name for an endless quest to unwrap the familar and witness the new?

Answer me, truly.


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Feb. 14th, 2015 04:41 pm (UTC)
I think I measure love by how much I am willing to give.

Editing to add: Added to how much I am continually willing to give over time.

Edited at 2015-02-14 04:42 pm (UTC)
Feb. 14th, 2015 05:18 pm (UTC)
That's a way I had not considered—but oh, so important.

The value of the love you've received is expressed by how much you're willing to give back.

I find if there isn't a good reciprocity, there's no love. For long, anyway.
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