Love at first sight

Essay by ChicherinaJunior High, 9th gradeA-, August 2004

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You may know that after reading a love story, you sometimes find yourself thinking of the story's events happening in reality. As one of the most favorable myths, love at first sight is what intrigues us and moves us to the new heights. Yet, as much as many would like to dream of love at first sight, it is a myth and is just an added twist to a love story.

A dictionary defines love as a "warm affection" where affection is defined as love, in which case and first of all, love is not very definable in professional terms. Although, each person may define love differently, it is presumed by most as a strong feeling for and desire to be with someone for our whole life. It is care for that special person and wish for him or her to be happy, but also hope for a mutual love.

Thus if to think of it, love is a feeling built on knowledge of that special person, yet love at first sight is a feeling of mere lust because otherwise, how would it be possible to care for that someone and to want him or her to be happy if there's nothing to base our feelings on except the general appearance.

If to actually imagine love at first sight as something possible in real life, the relationship will still have many complications, if there is going to be any relationship at all. Suppose that there are two people in this possible relationship: Natalie and Ben. Ben sees Natalie at the party or club or any other social place and instantly falls in love with her, whereas Natalie may not even like Ben. That's one reason why this as any other relationship will have not worked. There isn't anything special...