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Nicholas Payne
10/5 Discussion
Fri Oct 5, 2012 2:51pm
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In the past I have had some good and bad relationships. We all can reminisce about our past mistakes with some humor, but at the time the mistakes are huge blows to our ego and our personal view. Sacrifice always hurts in some way. When we feel like we really love someone, we feel as if we need to do anything to make them happy. I have had my share of sacrifices for relationships. When I was at the end of my freshman year of high school I was talking to this girl named Sadie. My friends all wanted to date Sadie but she and I had a better connection than she had with everyone else. I wanted to go out with her on a dating basis but she wanted me to see her parents first. That sounds normal right, except I had to see her parents at least 3 times before we could date. I thought that was a little crazy, but she was a good girl and I wanted to do what I could to see her. I would try and try to make plans to meet her parents. I would even blow off social and family events only to find out that the time scheduled would not work for her. This went on for a while before I finally just decided to cut it off. I also tried to see this girl in the non-dating way. I would blow off school work and important tasks to just get a chance to talk to her. This went on for a while to before I realized that getting a piece of that pie wasnít worth it. I realized the truth, its only meat. The next major sacrifices I made were with my serious girlfriend my junior year of high school. I did a lot for her and got little in return. I would drive her everywhere she wanted to go, taking her to fun and exciting places using my gas money. I also listened to her problems and did the best I could to comfort her when she was feeling sad. This was only met with pain when she broke up with me. We all make sacrifices but itís important to realize that if youíre the one making all of them, its only meat.

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