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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Concept or Fact

Unconditional love.

Does it exist between humans?

Or is it simply a romantic notion?

After all, I have some conditions. He can't be a smoker, for example.

Among many other things.

Pedophile.
Serial killer.
Animal hater.
Cross-dresser. Just doesn't float my boat.
Republican. Believe me, I tried.


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Just asking the question...can unconditional love exist between two humans?

I know we can and should love ourselves unconditionally; but how many of us do?

I know those are two different questions.

But I'm just asking.

Gotta stay rational, you know. Hormones and all that.

Sigh.

My head is a mess. Never mind the heart.

6 comments:

Soxy Deb said...

Wow. I would have said yes in another life. Now, I have to say no. At least not that I've experienced. I would have thought I had exactly that, but now I know better.
Do I have love, yes. Just pretty sure it's NOT unconditional.

I know for sure I don't love myself unconditionally.

I should have read you a little later in the day. Now this is what I'll think about all day.

Now on to a more serious topic.
11 in a row baby! Those boys are playing some great ball right now. They look loose and like they're having a good time. Reminds me a little of the 04 Sox. Thoughts?

Jen said...

unconditional to me is loving and being loved despite the things that are not so lovely.
I am in TOTAL love with my husband, but do I love his gassy butt? NO!!!

Soxy Deb said...

I'm leaving you another comment to see if my new avatar pic shows up correctly.
Feel free to delete this if you like.
But not until I get to see if the avatar pic shows up correctly - lol.

Amanda said...

I think a lot of people delude themselves into thinking what they feel is love when it's usually no more than dependence or just plain ol' settling. I believe REAL love is unconditional and it does not go away. Not ever.

Graciela said...

I’ve been a bit behind on catching up with my fav bloggers. So when I saw this post, I started pondering your question “can unconditional love exist between two humans?”

The fact is that loving someone unconditionally does not mean you accept any and all behaviors or attributes of that person. In my mind, you love that person for the very fact of his being or spirit (in my religion, we are taught to love others because we are all children of God). But you can still disagree with something that person does.

You also have to love yourself, so the idea that unconditional love means you love absolutely everything about a person, no matter what they do, must therefore be false. Accepting even evil behavior would open you up to being abused if you had to accept (and unconditionally love) any behavior and that doesn’t show love for yourself.

If it is meant to be, I hope everything works out for you and Mr. Listener. I’m glad that no matter what happens, you are loving and accepting YOURSELF. In any quest to find a mate to love, this is the most important thing of all. Right now, with your positive attitude, you are my hero.

Take care.

Sarah said...

I think unconditional love is possible. At least I hope so. I haven't seen any evidence of that lately, but I'm still hopeful.

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