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A Love Betrayed

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I’ve been thinking today about love and how it reacts when it is betrayed. This thought comes because a friend of mine finds herself betrayed by someone that she loves. I won’t go into all the details here because they really don’t matter. The real question in regards to this post is: How does love respond when it is betrayed?

I have been betrayed by loved ones myself and when it is truly love it always works the same way. I always put the anger on myself and others but never on my beloved.

When someone we truly love betrays us we won’t let them take our anger because we love them too much. We will blame others, society, the media, and even place the blame on ourselves.

This is how real love works. You can tell how much you love someone by where you shift the anger that you feel when you’ve been hurt by them.

This does not mean that you don’t know it was their fault, its that their


Written by freeinchrist

February 5, 2010 at 8:00 am

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