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Old 03-17-2011, 04:39 PM
 
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Someone once told me that friendship lasts longer than love (romantic relationships/marriage). Do you agree or disagree? If so, why or why not?
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Old 03-17-2011, 04:44 PM
 
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friendships.
My longest active friendship at the moment is 6-7 years the longest I've ever "been with anyone romanticly" is about a few days or so.
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Old 03-17-2011, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Reno, NV
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My longest friendship, 42 years. My longest love (not relationship), 11 years.

Your premise may be correct, but I think some loves last as long or longer.
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Old 03-17-2011, 05:17 PM
 
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We were friends for 6 years, got married, and have remained friends for 36 years.
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Old 03-17-2011, 05:18 PM
 
Location: Texas
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There's less pressure on friendships, so they tend to last longer.
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Old 03-17-2011, 05:28 PM
 
Location: The D-M-V area
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My marriage is a friendship and it's romantic too.

I really don't know why you're comparing apples to oranges and trying to justify why "being friends" is better than being lovers.

Friendships can dissolve just as easily as a romantic relationship.

And I hope that you're friends with whoever you're romantic with as well.
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Old 03-17-2011, 05:36 PM
 
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My marriage is a friendship and it's romantic too.

I really don't know why you're comparing apples to oranges and trying to justify why "being friends" is better than being lovers.

Friendships can dissolve just as easily as a romantic relationship.

And I hope that you're friends with whoever you're romantic with as well.
Hi,

I'm not trying to justify anything. I was simply asking a question and did not state how I felt about it one way or another. Re-read what I wrote below:

Someone once told me that friendship lasts longer than love (romantic relationships/marriage). Do you agree or disagree? If so, why or why not?
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Old 03-17-2011, 05:46 PM
 
Location: Wu Dang Mountain
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Someone once told me that friendship lasts longer than love (romantic relationships/marriage). Do you agree or disagree? If so, why or why not?
Which lasts longer, a Ford or a Chevy?

It all depends upon the maintenance you put into it.
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Old 03-17-2011, 05:53 PM
 
Location: The D-M-V area
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Hi,

I'm not trying to justify anything. I was simply asking a question and did not state how I felt about it one way or another. Re-read what I wrote below:

Someone once told me that friendship lasts longer than love (romantic relationships/marriage). Do you agree or disagree? If so, why or why not?



My answer was directed toward no-one in particular.

And I did answer your question:

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Friendships can dissolve just as easily as a romantic relationship.

And I hope that you're friends with whoever you're romantic with as well.

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Old 03-17-2011, 06:02 PM
 
Location: Up above the world so high!
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Someone once told me that friendship lasts longer than love (romantic relationships/marriage). Do you agree or disagree? If so, why or why not?
Since any good friendship will have a component of love, and any great love will have a component of friendship I think the question is kind of pointless.

Some relationships will last a lifetime, some will have a time and season.
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