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Confession: I just can't love you...
Posted by Katie, Jul 29, 2008. 11705 views. ID = 1526


Posted by Katie, Jul 29, 2008. 11705 views. ID = 1526
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I’m honestly not quite sure how to say this. I really don’t want to hurt you, but I feel like I’m not being fair to you. You’ve expressed an interest in me and I feel like you should know that I’ve given this a lot of thought, but I just don’t feel the same way about you.

I really feel terrible about this. You’ve always been there for me when I needed you, and we’ve spent so much time together over the years. You’ve been with me since I was two, all through my school years, and most recently, you helped me through the college classes I needed to earn my degree. You’d think that after all these years and all that you’ve done for me, my feelings for you would have changed. But no, I still feel nothing for you. Our relationship can’t even really be called a friendship. We’re more like… acquaintances. I know how much you’d like to be my friend, really I do. And yes, all of my other friends have encouraged me to get closer to you. They all love you. They think we would be great together. My father especially thinks we would do well together. He’s always liked you, but in my defense, he’s spent more time with you than I have. I realize all this, and yet, I just can’t change the way I feel about you.

Please don’t take this too hard. There are so many others out there who absolutely adore you. You’d be much better off with them. They love you like I never could. They aren’t satisfied unless they spend the majority of their day with you. Now that’s devotion. I could never spend that much time with you. Indeed, I try avidly to avoid you, though considering I work so closely with you, I very rarely succeed. I’m sorry to be so harsh, but I feel the truth must come out. Believe me when I say that it is with deepest regrets that I tell you that I can never love you, Mathematics.

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Josiah T.
Jul 29, 2008
LOL!! When my dad sees this... ;-)
   ~Posted by Josiah T., Jul 29, 2008

Jul 29, 2008
The somebody who isn't satisfied unless they spend the majority of their day with you. Is probably me! :)
   ~Posted by Mathax, Jul 29, 2008

Jul 29, 2008
Haha, yeah, don't I know it...

I should mention that my father has spent more time with math than I have because he's an electrician, and also, I work with math closely because I'm a cashier.
   ~Posted by Katie, Jul 29, 2008

Jul 29, 2008
And you're right 'thiax, I was thinking of you and your dad when I wrote that. :-)
   ~Posted by Katie, Jul 29, 2008

Jul 30, 2008
I heartily agree!
   ~Posted by Laura, Jul 30, 2008

Jul 31, 2008
Lol! That's me!
   ~Posted by Hannah, Jul 31, 2008

Aug 2, 2008
   ~Posted by overmortal, Aug 2, 2008

Aug 7, 2008
Hey, don't knock pi until you've had some, and love triangles can be fun, too...
   ~Posted by clayman, Aug 7, 2008

KC Rell
Sep 13, 2008
This is just plain hilarious... x]
   ~Posted by KC Rell, Sep 13, 2008

Nov 23, 2008
Ohh sooo true! hehe.

Too cute!:]]
   ~Posted by misssnoots, Nov 23, 2008

May 8, 2009
I know that way to well I have a buddy like that
   ~Posted by mj1995, May 8, 2009

Dec 4, 2009
i kept wondering what you were personifying, and laughed out loud when i finally got to the end! i couldn't agree more!
   ~Posted by 'Chelle, Dec 4, 2009

Jun 9, 2010
Wow totally wasnt expecting that! Nice twist.
   ~Posted by Adrecka, Jun 9, 2010

John Thunscorpe
Oct 20, 2010
The ending caught me so off guard!
Bloomin' brilliant I'm almost speechless, haha too good! :)
   ~Posted by John Thunscorpe, Oct 20, 2010

Dec 30, 2010
Sounds like me... But I am on a math team?
   ~Posted by MissAnnie, Dec 30, 2010

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