Have you ever received a 'love poem' from someone you don't love?

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Have you ever received a 'love poem' from someone you don't love?

Post by crediblereading2 » 22 Apr 2018, 21:24

How do you respond to a very loyal and trusted friend, who gives you a poem expressing his or her love for you? You might fear that if you respond negatively, the person may feel so heartbroken and wishes never to be your friend again. What would you say to that person?

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Post by lbhatters » 24 Apr 2018, 06:53

crediblereading2 wrote:
22 Apr 2018, 21:24
How do you respond to a very loyal and trusted friend, who gives you a poem expressing his or her love for you? You might fear that if you respond negatively, the person may feel so heartbroken and wishes never to be your friend again. What would you say to that person?
Wow. Good question.

I would not respond. I have stopped writing or corresponding with that person. You lose the friendship but if they don't respect your rights and feelings when you start to back away to get the idea they were never a real friend.
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Post by christinefayern07 » 24 Apr 2018, 08:33

definitely no :(

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Post by jvez » 24 Apr 2018, 16:05

I would be honest and tell the person how I really feel. Regarding the friendship, I think it's a given you two will drift apart. When one already has feelings surpassing friendship, going back to just being friends may not be possible in the first place. Telling him the truth upfront may hurt him, but at least you're giving him more time to move on. Perhaps after he's gotten over you then you can start being friends again.

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Post by gkgurley » 10 Jun 2018, 21:25

Oh my gosh, this happened to me in high school with someone a lot. For us, he was too nervous to express his feelings to my face, so once I talked to him about the poems and told him I wasn't interested, we had a good conversation. It's always awkward!

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Post by simplymica26 » 14 Jun 2018, 02:45

It happened to me and I just responded to him honestly. I treasure you as my friend and I don't want to have a complicated relationship just because I didn't love you the way you love me. To have an honest conversation amd respect will save you both.

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Post by Prettyfavour » 01 Jul 2018, 09:48

Will accept the letter with a friendly smile and tell you thank you...then maybe later on while we are having a friendly discussion or conversation,will tell you I don't like love letters in a friendly manner and he should understand me well not to send any again

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Post by TaaraLynn » 11 Jul 2018, 15:13

gkgurley wrote:
10 Jun 2018, 21:25
Oh my gosh, this happened to me in high school with someone a lot. For us, he was too nervous to express his feelings to my face, so once I talked to him about the poems and told him I wasn't interested, we had a good conversation. It's always awkward!
This happened to me, even though we were much younger. We weren't close and after that I steered clear of him, because he thought I would like him at some point. :?
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