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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Discussion in 'LGBT Later in Life' started by johndeere3020, Dec 25, 2020.

  1. johndeere3020

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    What the English teacher says to Charlie, "We accept the love we think we deserve."

    Do you guys think that is true?
     
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    Yes, people stay in abusive relationships because we think it is the best that we can get and what we deserve.
     
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    Oh this is a thinker. I've got to wait until the coffee kicks in. Back soon.
     
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    It is some what true. Some people are unhappy in their relationships and stay, while others leave. Just like all the others here questioning their sexuality. Do they deserve to stay in a hetro relationship if they truely desire to be in a gay relationship seek it out. .
    I believe everyone questioning their sexuality is at least bi if not gay. No reason not to try it out. It could be the best thing that you ever experiance.
     
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    I think that's somewhat true. Also just wanted to say I loved that movie.
     
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    I think that's absolutely true.
     
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    The statement was true for me when I was young and wounded. It was true until I began to learn to love myself and understood that I deserved someone who loved himself as well.
    I loved The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

     
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    and this ...
     
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    I love that quote
     
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    For some people it is. I see this more among straight people. They make a lot of concessions and put up with more than they should as they get older.

    In LGB folks - not intending to exclude other sexualities - I don't think it's as true because people are more likely to idealize and to hold out, and keep on holding out.