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Is love real or just a state of mind?
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kleban10
May 06, 2010
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yoshiguy51
May 06, 2010
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I believe that love is real. Love is an emotion because you can feel things about it. Love can make you happy or make you feel pain. Many people have had experienced this and can say many things about it. I think people who believe love is a state of mind might be using it as an excuse because they are ashamed, but there shouldn't be anything to be ashamed about. I think if people can feel great and REAL pain, and be able to marry and commit to a partner it is very, very real.

 
frankiej4189
May 11, 2010
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I tend to think that if you truly "love" someone you will always love them. Being wishy-washy about who you love isn't love.

 
wnaroot
May 17, 2010
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LOVE IS REAL YOU PIECE OF SHITT

 
wnaroot
May 17, 2010
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LOVE IS REAL YOU PIECE OF SHITT

 
wnaroot
May 17, 2010
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LOVE IS REAL YOU PIECE OF SHITT

 
wnaroot
May 17, 2010
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LOVE IS REAL YOU PIECE OF SHITT

 
freebird
May 17, 2010
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a state of mind is basically lead by your senses, thoughts, perspective and emotions. so there for, wouldn't being one, it be another, therefore redundant in the question? Also, there are many stages of love: physical, love of self, love of an intimate relationship, love of a whole system, love of principals, or universal love. So maybe it is dependant upon the stage of love.

 
kennymac
May 19, 2010
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Are states of mind not real? Love is probably as real as pain or hunger.

 
wwwdontpushmenet
May 25, 2010
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i think "love" is truly real... although i think that ppl use it too freely which in turn makes ppl think that love is just a state of mind... i think the 4 letter word love is worn out and used to freely but the emotion without a doubt is true and real...

 
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smerfette
May 12, 2010
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The feeling is real, no doubt.

But the word..

Animals do not know what LOVE is; yet they feel it, and live it everyday.

 
gevans2410
May 07, 2010
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yes you can feel love and yes you have an attraction and feelings toward the perosn you 'love', but love can quickly turn to hate for whatever given reason. because of this, this is what makes love a state of mind. you feel love towards soemone becasuse of the way you percieve someone and feel about them, but these feelings have to be thought about and processed by the brain for them to have an effect, for example you feeling love inside. Besides love is a word used and a very powerrful term to express soemones love for someone or each other. and as everyone knows, love can mess with your mind and send people crazy, so that alone should prove that love is just a state of mind, becausr there is nothing physical there for you to posess.

 
scarleta
May 09, 2010
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Why can't it be both? Is a state of mind not a real phenomenon?

 
thepurplemoose
May 13, 2010
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Yes, love is a state of mind, but why does that mean it's not real? A state of mind is just as real as a feeling or emotion. While some kinds of love, just like some states of mind, can change, sometimes it's too deeply engrained to be changed by anger, fear, or other negative feelings. So I would have to say that it's both.

 
competitivex
Jul 31, 2010
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I think when put into theory it becomes a state of mind however, when put in to practice it become as real phenomenon. I believe love is a hormone which strives to make humans and animals mate and reproduce. Animals feel it and live it everyday but so do humans. Love is just a name for an over active hormone which attracts both sexes together and encourages them to reproduce.

 


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