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Posted by: Rain | 2009-06-17

What is love?

A quick background: I was married to an emtionally abusive man. With the help of friends and family I got out of the marriage. I have since then met a wonderful man, but there was basically no time between my divorce and the new relationship.

The guy I'  m with now is a wonderful man. A real gentleman, understands, listens, helps around the house, helps where ever he can. We both love horses (which I thought it'  s hard to find a man who loves horses), we both love dancing, we both have a lot of similar interests... a lot of which I had to give up while I was married.

But it still feels as though he feels more for me than I for him. He says that he thinks I'  m the one... the only girl for him and he wants to spend the rest of his life with me. We'  ve been in a relationship now for almost 1 year and 6 months and we'  ve been living together for 8 months.

I do love him and there'  s all these great aspects of him... but I'  m still so unsure of if he is the only man for me. The one I want to spend the rest of my life with. Is there something wrong with me? How do you really know if it'  s meant to be or not?

I'  m just very much confused about how one really knows when a man is THE man. What does real love feel like?

I'  m not sure I know. I used to think so, but it didn'  t turn out too great for me, so now I don'  t trust my own feelings at all.

Oh, I' m 27 and my boyfriend is 23. So there' s quite a big age gap... the wrong way around from the norm. This obviously also plays a factor in me wondering if it'  s meant to be. He'  s very mature for his age and most of the time we'  re on the same level. But I have more working experience and earn more than double what he earns. He is currently furthering his studies, but for him to get close to me, career wise, it is going to take another 5 to 7 years.

So I guess there are a lot of factors that add to my confusion. But the main one is that I don'  t know what love really feels like anymore.

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Posted by: Rain | 2009-06-18

Appologies... I clicked the submit button once, but it posted it twice.

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Posted by: Rain | 2009-06-18

Appologies... I clicked the submit button once, but it posted it twice.

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