What does it mean when teenagers say "i love you" to eachother, or when they tell their friends that they're so in love with so-and-so? It's not true, forever and always love, not yet, but teenage love does exist. What is it, exactly, though?
Teenage love is falling in love at a young age, possibly for the first time but not the last.
Teenage love is thinking about someone and no one else in your spare time, and fantasizing about what "should have been".
Teenage love is sometimes saying "i love you" not because you mean it, but because you know its what you should say.
This isn't an attempt to pass this article off as my own. I read it and I thought maybe others would appreciate it as well.
By Jessica Leigh Griffith
This is my tribute to the nice girls. To the nice girls who are overlooked, who become friends and nothing more, who spend hours fixating upon their looks and their personalities and their actions because it must be they that are doing something wrong. This is for the girls who don't give it up on the first date, who don't want to play mind games, who provide a comforting hug and a supportive audience for a story they've heard a thousand times....