For a very long time, people have searched for the meaning
of love. But even the great philosophers, with their profound
definitions, could not fully touch its true essence. In a
survey of 4-8 year olds, kids share their views on love. But
what do little kids know about love? Read on and be surprised
that despite their young and innocent minds, kids already
have a simple but deep grasp of that four-letter word.
*"Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts
on shaving cologne and they go out and smell each other."
*"Love is when you go out to eat and give somebody most
of your French fries without making them give you any of theirs."
*"Love is when someone hurts you. And you get so mad
but you don't yell at him because you know it would hurt his
*"Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and
she takes a sip before giving it to him, to make sure the
taste is OK."
*"Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt, then
he wears it everyday."
*"Love is if you hold hands and sit beside each other
in the cafeteria. That means you're in love. Otherwise, you
can sit across from each other and be okay."
*"Love is when mommy sees daddy smelly and sweaty and
still says he is handsomer than Robert Redbird."
*"I know my older sister loves me because she gives me
all her old clothes and has to go out and buy new ones."
*"When you love somebody, your eyelashes go up and down
and little stars come out of you."
*"You can break love, but it won't die."
friends are discussing the possibility of love. "I thought
I was in love three times," one friend says.
"How so?" his friend asks.
"Five years ago I deeply cared for a woman who wanted
nothing to do with me."
"Was that not love?" his friend asks.
"No," he replies. "That was obsession. And
then two years ago I deeply cared for an attractive woman
who didn't understand me."
"Was that not love?"
"No," he replies. "That was lust. And just
last year I met a woman aboard a cruise ship to the Caribbean.
She was smart, funny, and a great conversationalist. And everywhere
I followed her on that boat, I would get this strange sensation
in the pit of my stomach."
"Was that not love?" his friend asks.
"No," he replies. "That was motion sickness."
Marriage . . .
marriage, a man yearns for the woman he loves.
After marriage, the "y" becomes silent.
newly married couple smiles, everyone knows why.
When a ten-year married couple smiles, everyone wonders why.
told me I should be more affectionate.
So I got two girlfriends.
said to his wife, "No, I don't hate your relatives. In
fact, I like your mother-in-law better than I like mine."
is over when the husband calls home to say he'll be late for
dinner and the answering machine says it is in the microwave.
have pierced ears are better prepared for marriage.
They've experienced pain and bought jewellery.
most men define marriage? A very expensive way to get your
boy asked his father, "Daddy, how much does it cost to
And the father replied, "I don't know, son, I'm still
paying for it."
was having a discussion about family finances. Finally the
husband exploded, "If it weren't for my money, the house
wouldn't be here!"
The wife replied, "My dear, if it weren't for your money,
I wouldn't be here."
said his credit card was stolen but he decided not to report
it because the thief was spending less than his wife did.
effective way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget
A woman's way of keeping a man from reading between the lines.
husband: Honey, why are you wearing your wedding ring on the
Bored wife: Because I married the wrong man!
Guy (proudly): "My wife's an angel!"
Second Guy: "You're lucky, mine's still alive."
marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something
you say. After marriage, he will fall asleep before you finish.
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