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Love You But Don't Like You
Author: Barbara Goodhew

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I love you for your humour,
I don't like you for your inconsideration.
I love you for your understanding.

I don't like you for your disrespect of others.
I love you for your caring.
I don't like you for your self-centeredness.
I may not like what you do, but

I LOVE WHO YOU ARE.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Capricorn (82.46.210.184) -- Friday, February 16 2007, 12:22 pm

True

We sometimes forget that love and like are two seperate emotions. You can love someone ... but not like them.
Sweetvenom (47.251.0.12) -- Friday, February 16 2007, 05:17 pm

I loved it!

Yes, it is very true. You can love someone but not like them and vice-versa.Thanks for sharing :)
Catryose (128.123.85.206) -- Saturday, February 17 2007, 06:33 pm

I agree

Sometimes it's hard to separate people's negative or even cruel actions from who they are as a whole. Great message, Barb.
 
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