Misconceptions About Love Essay

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Love. So complicated, yet so simple. It is as rudimentary as breathing, sleeping, and eating. But, why is it so overpowering? Why is it that when I am engulfed in its sweet fluorescent ocean that I can’t sleep. I can’t eat. I can hardly breath without thinking about him. It seems silly right? To let an emotion take over my logical thought process. How is it that I can be so on course, so on track, but suddenly I see Mr. Right and I am fleeing in every direction like a madman? Unfortunately, as much as I want to sit here a preach, “You go girl! You go after your man! Follow your heart!,” that would be ill advised. The truth is that love is not enough for a relationship. You must listen to your brain in order to find your emotional salvation.
If we were Superman, then love would be our Kryptonite. What is it that releases those butterflies? Is it the instinctive desires for the feelings of affection? Is it the romanticized drama of “is he
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She has no soul. She has no heart. But, hold up Negative Nelly. Even I have to admit there is one reason that maybe you should listen to your heart. If you always listen to your mind, then it could hold you back from something beautiful. Life is a serious of chances. Chances that all follow with potential risks. Risks that you simply have to be willing to take. Now, sometimes our brain is a coward. It sees a situation and immediately flees. In fact, this reaction is our natural response called “Flight or Fight”, either stand up and attack the situation like Muhammad Ali or running away like Chicken Little. If you choose to run away from your feelings, all that will be left is a life alone. A life full of darkness, pain, and sorrow. The black hole that was once your heart will spread to your veins. Pulse slowly with blood. Drain your eyes and face from color leaving you a pale ghost like figure. Ultimately, leaving you with nothing, nothing but

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