In other words, compassion, in my mind, was inseparable from love.Furthermore, through the writing of the piece, what struck me more was that it was the love of money that would have made the story move forward, but with an “A” under my belt, I chose not to to think about this assignment until fairly recently, where I began to ponder about this early observation about equalling love with compassion, and the absolute necessity of doing thus.Flash forward some several years, and I’m in college, about to embark on the longest relationship that I have had to date.The man in question is a spoilt Slovakian jerk, and this is revealed in a horrifying manner to me, when a mutual friend is sent to hospital because of the violence on the football field thanks to my dear beau.It just makes you think about the last time you had amazing sex, which is in no way helpful.*Shakes fist at universe*They're easy on the eyes, but trying to be with them would be like putting your heart through a meat grinder.She wants to help, but her going full-on Kris Jenner with your love life is not the way."Facebook is all lies and deception," you remind yourself every time you see photos of them looking perfect while jet-setting around the world or decorating their huge new house. And then you see one of your matches at a party, 100 percent recognize each other, and spend the entire night avoiding eye contact.Silence is probably the best response, but you can imagine filling the screen with middle finger emojis, if you like.
By not caring if she says yes or no you live through the constant rejection.
It's like gambling, where if you don't play and don't win you'll probably be miserable, and if you play and lose you'll also be miserable. And then they're 40 and alone (or older and alone), and have no idea how to act with women.
The odd thing with dating is that you have to not really care that much if you succeed.
If you're attractive enough and they are unavailable then they're flattered.
If you're unattractive you're just a creep. Now I'm 34 and just came off 14 years of a bit of an off again on again thing with someone, so I'm a bit out of date.