You know me always got different things on my mind. So after digging around my mind this morning a question popped into my head:
Can you love someone and like someone else?
So I posted it on FB. These are some of the answers I got:
C.P said: I believe if you truly love someone you have no more room for anyone else.
C.W said: being in love doesn’t stop u from lusting over another.
C.P. said: But if you’re in Love you’re not going to lust over anyone but who you’re in love with. People use the word LOVE to loosly to love someone is to only want to be with that person…only lusting for that person….
I said: But you guys do realize I sad LOVE not IN LOVE???
C.P. said: What the difference between IN Love and Love??
This sparked up another status post: “Realize there’s a difference between loving someone and being IN love with someone. People need to understand the difference.”
M. I. said Explain, please?
Now I broke it down like this: You can LOVE mac n’ cheese, ya dog, cat or whatever. But being IN love is much deeper. You can care for (love) a person (i.e. sister, mother, cousin, daughter…etc)..and not be in love with them.
M.I. asked how do you distinguish the difference?
I simply stated you can feel the difference…or at least that’s my opinion. It’s hard to actually put it into words…but you heart can tell the difference.
But true to man form (sorry guys)…my home boy R.H. tried his best to put it into words and I liked the way he did it.
So this is what R.H. had to say: “@M.H.: there is a difference love is crying at someone’s funeral, in love is taking a BULLET for a mothafucka…wit love you would do the norm (normal) being in love u would go above and beyond, if u can’t go above n beyond for someone but treat them wit love….then u love them for what they are, in love means u love them for who they are….”
So I asked you bloggers and readers… Do you know there’s a difference between loving someone and being IN love with someone? If so, explain…or if not…asked questions…I may have answer or someone else may…