Blind Love Essay

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Blind love can be a hurtful experience, or one that is misleading. One example of blind love is being in love with someone who will provoke you into doing things you would not normally do. While most people have certain standards which they live by, being in love with someone to the point that they influence you to go against what you believe in is a result of blind love.

Being in love can often persuade a person to do anything in order to make the other happy, or to keep from loosing them. It makes one incapable of distinguishing right from wrong, and often the person who is the recipient of this kind of blind love will take advantage of this circumstance. It can be as simple as having them do all the housework, cooking and catering to them, or can be a more serious situation, such as asking them to perform illegal wrongdoings. While the person in love is blind to the fact that this person is using them or taking advantage of them, or that what they are doing is wrong, they also do not recognize that this is degrading. When friends and family see this happening and try to intervene, they will think of it as an intrusion and will not listen or welcome this advice.

Blind love can also be when a person falls in love with someone is controlling or possessive, and this person brainwashes him or her into thinking of him or herself as worthless, therefore using them to their advantage, often forbidding them to have contact with...

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