This I Believe

Randy - Los Angeles, California
Entered on January 16, 2007
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: carpe diem, love

I believe that there are people who know they like someone but they don’t do anything about it. I have friends who like each other but they are too afraid to tell each other how they feel.

I myself have experienced it. It all started when I transfered to a private elementary school in 3rd grade. When I first came into my new classroom I didn’t know anyone. So when recess came I was all by myself then it happened. A girl named Hannah came up to me and asked me If I wanted to hang out with her and so I did. We developed a crush for each other in the 5th grade but we did’nt do anything about it and this went on to 8th grade.When we graduated she came up to me and asked me If I and my family would like to join her and her family to a camping trip. Then when we got to the camp we sat by the river bank and I was going to tell her how I felt about her but I didn’t and then she told me she was going to an all girls high school. I haven’t seen or talked to her since then and to this day I still have feelings for her. Sometimes It makes me mad whenever I see two people who know they like each other but don’t do anything about It. Everytime you look at a couple who are enjoying each other’s company or when you see a couple having fun and you don’t have a special someone and you know that you liked someone who liked you back, you immediately regret not telling the one you liked/loved that you liked/loved that person. A person who doesn’t tell the him/her that she likes him then that person could end up living the rest of his life with regrets and living alone. I believe that everyone should know that owning expensive things, being succesful in your career, being a hot celebrity, and many more are not worth having If you can’t share It with the one you love.