nature's way of tricking people into reproducing, and learning how to love, (not to be confused with love, which is God's way)
me: "But I loved
her so much!"
rational person: "But she slept with your brother's fiancee, could it perhaps be lust?"
me: "But I obsessed
over my love
for her for thirteen years, only to find out it wasn't going to happen! I didn't need to have sex with her, I just wanted to be near her, to hold her and squeeze her and cover her with little kisses. I wanted her to love me like she said she did. I dreamed I would marry this girl one day. That's not lust! Lust is for freaks!"
rational person: "Like her?"