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Dear Dish-It: What is Love?

Dear Dish-it,

Love? Is that a real thing, or not? I looked it up in the dictionary, and there was nothing!


Dear Shay,

Love is probably something you’ll spend years trying to define – unfortunately, it’s not as easy as looking it up in the dictionary!

In fact, you may find yourself feeling like you’re “in love” several times in your own life – and, each time, it may feel slightly different to you. What I’m saying is that, at the end of the day, love means different things to different people at different stages of their lives, and it’s generally a wonderful thing as long as you learn to keep your balance and not fall “head over heels” into it. Remember – love is supposed to feel good. When you find it, try to savor that good feeling rather than worrying about labeling it or trying to define it somehow.

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Kirsteeeeen posted in Friends:
Maybe he likes you, as a friend or as more.
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Kirsteeeeen posted in Friends:
Friends grow apart as we grow up and change at different rates. It's fine to stop being friends, but it doesn't have to be in a mean way. The best thing to do is talk to her (nicely). You don't have to tell her she's being childish or you feel as if you've matured more. That would be terrible. Talk about things you guys like to do in common or make plans to try new things together. Or don't mention it at all, but don't just begin ignoring her. Eventually the friendship will fade the less time you spend together. 
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Amalegend20 posted in Friends:
You should be nice to her. If you have to break the news gently don't make her feel bad just talk to her about and see what she says  
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hugebear posted in Friends:
My bff and I were best friends but weve grown apart im getting older and she still wants to do kid stuff I have new friends now I feel like im being mean to her but like doesn't she get the memo I feel both guilty and mad:} Gosh.... put the shoe on  the other foot and see how would you feel if your bff done this on you. You has been bffs for the long time [Im guessing] and your maturing faster than her.  I agrees you are being mean to her if you doesnt discuss how your feeling with her and ignoring / avoiding her or whatever your doing.    She has been the good friend to you and she deserves to understand if you is growing up faster than her.  I really feels sad for how she could be feeling right now. She didnt do anything wrong.  You changed. Not her. Please be nice to your friend/ex friend and let her down gently [if you really has to] ^^ Me opinion  
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Desiixx posted in Friends:
Don't worry about it. Friends grow apart. That's how things go. Just talk to her about it, she'll understand. 
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