Month: July 2013

LOVE IS

Love is a rush. The adrenaline and excitement causes your blood to pump and your heart to pound. It urges you off a cliff and into the ocean below it. The water welcomes you as you plunge right in, parting and enveloping you in their icy embrace. Before you know it, you are swept away. And without any life jacket to keep you afloat, you gradually sink lower and lower into the shadowy depths. Until eventually, you are one with the waves. You are the waves. ♦ ♦ ♦ Yeah, love is a lot like that. What I can say about love is that the feelings that come with it can be raw and intense. Sometimes you get sucked so deeply into the tidal wave of emotions that you lose yourself, your identity, and oftentimes your reasoning. You don’t realize it until you’re so far entrenched into that abyss that you gradually start to view your happiness as being reliant on that other person. Thoughts like “if they love me, they would do this” start filtering into …