The Key to Happiness

Brittany - Volant, Pennsylvania
Entered on February 27, 2008
Age Group: 18 - 30
Themes: love
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When you think about what makes you happy, you think; your family, your health, or maybe something else? But I believe, the ultimate key to happiness is love. Many people have scattered beliefs on love. I believe that when someone is happy and feel that their life is fulfilled; they must have love.

In my own personal experience, the feeling of love is unbelievable. May it be the love of my family or the love of my boyfriend; they bring such happiness to my life. Just the little things in my relationship with my boyfriend make me smile even when there is nothing to smile about. For example a surprise of roses or even a simple kiss on the cheek for no reason at all makes me have the exciting feeling of being loved. Showing the feeling of love is hard for some people and they may not be completely comfortable expressing their emotions yet. I believe that the love in the couple has not yet established and that’s why it is hard to express emotion. True love only occurs once in a lifetime, once you find that significant other you will realize if he or she is the one or if it is just a fling. Many believe that love may occur more than once; to me it isn’t true love until you can’t imagine life without each other.

To me, as soon as a mother lays eyes on her child an instant connection is always formed and it’s a love at first sight relationship between mother and child. When is comes to the love of the family, this is an extremely emotional key to happiness. May it be the way your family shows love or the simply deeds they perform. In my opinion, a family’s love is unconditional and is awfully hard to live without. When it comes to my family, love is a huge factor and is displayed on a daily basis. Love between my family is shown in a typical way. By this I mean, my parents shower my sisters and I with hugs and kisses and dedicate their lives to us. I can’t imagine life without the love and support of my family. I truly believe that a family’s love is one thing an individual cannot live without.

There is a soul mate for every individual on the earth and it just takes time to find that significant someone. Love is a tough subject and to love and to be loved is something that every young girl dreams of. Many do not think that love is going to come their way and then it just hits them and before they know it they fall in love. To me love is a very precious gift that one gives to another. Love is genuine and pure, and gives every person that happy, giddy feeling, whether they are ready to admit it or not.