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Valentine's Day...It's OK.
Today's the day when an abundance of people wake up and think to them selves, " I wonder what he/she got me? ". After, they get their gift they realize even more how much they love the person. Some are waking up and dreading having to see the the cut out paper shaped like hearts in their offices. A few are going to Dunkin Donuts and aggravated because their favorite donuts are in heart shaped form. Thereafter, they go home and watch t.v. as they watch they think ," I would love for someone to cuddle with me!". As they go to bed they go cuddle with their laptop (if you catch my drift).
I was going to write a blog on how Valentine's Day can suck it. Honestly, it would've just been out of spite. I would've just written it because I don't have a girlfriend. I don't wanna do that because I don't want to seem like that grumpy old guy at the retirement home that all the nurses say before they give me my pills, " How's Mr. Serra today? Well, he didn't throw his dog at me today.". Nope, I'm not like that at all. I think love is a beautiful and a powerful thing. People have killed themselves over love. Have died because their wife or husband of 50 years passed away and 3 months later pass away as well. Lonely with a broken heart. Some have even cut their ear off for a woman (Van Gogh).
Yes, I am single. I am having/had my "fun". There is not a moment though when I talk to a girl and that one laugh we share, the hesitant eye contact, and the first kiss that I don't think, " Can she be the one? " It's like when I think of a joke, the non-stop thinking of how it could work? How should I say it? Will it be funny? That is the same when I talk to a girl and there is some crazy connection. Let it be (no pun intended), she LOVES the Beatles. She quotes Ace Ventura, Anchorman, or How I Met Your Mother (when she quotes one of these I automatically think, "shes fucking cool."). She loves John Belushi or somebody from the first class of SNL. It's just one of the premature levels of love before I can even say the words, " I love you." to the person.
I am that guy who likes to be single, but knows that if I was in a relationship. I'd be a hell of a boyfriend. Ya it's fun not having to answer to no one. Not having a girlfriend jealous as shit because I made the counter girl laugh. I wouldn't be with a girl like that. My future girl will be astonishing. I'm talking about the girl who will be my girlfriend, my best friend, and my wife. I don't know who she is. Maybe I've walked by her in the village in NYC or Stop and Shop in Union,NJ., Maybe I've talked to her already, or just maybe...we haven't met at all. When it happens though, we'll know. Love is so powerful it takes 90 seconds to 4 minutes to realize you're into someone (I know because I Googled it).
I do not want you to be upset at your self. Don't go crying about how you will never find that "someone". You will. It just hasn't happened yet. Remember Valentine's day is about love. Tell your grandparents you love them. Your parents that they are the best friends that anybody could ever have. Just don't bring yourself down. Really? What's the point? You're going to just put a damper on your mood. That person who ever it is that's going to end up with you is wondering where their true love is too. So, enjoy the chocolate (drink chocolate milk with oreos, SSOOO GOOD!), go grab a drink with your single ladies or guy friends, and just remember. Breathe easy...life is beautiful.
"Why fool around with hamburger when you have steak at home?" - Paul Newman on being loyal to his wife
"A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it." - Frank A. Clarke
"A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years."- Rupert Brooke
"A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge."- Thomas Carlyle
"A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears."- Woodrow Wyatt
"A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy."- George Jean Nathan
"A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love."- Henri Beyle
"A woman knows the face of the man she loves like a sailor knows the open sea."- Honoré de Balzac
"And think not you can Direct the course of love, For love, If it finds you worthy, Directs your course."- Kahlil Gibran
"All you need is love." - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
"Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly."- Rose Franken
"At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet."- Plato
"Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love, though I'd stepped in it a few times."- Rita Rudner
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."- Martin Luther King JR.
"Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing."- Mother Teresa
"For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul."- Judy Garland
"For, you see, each day I love you more, Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow."- Rosemonde Gerard
"Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do."- Zsa Zsa Gabar
"Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love."- Albert Einstein
"How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?"- Albert Einstein
"I don't wish to be everything to everyone, but I would like to be something to someone."- Steven Javan Jones
"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies."- Aristotle