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Ho Do You Know if You’re In Love? – “The Girl Who Played Go” – Shan Sa

February 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Description, Love, Marriage, Writing

“How do you know if you’re in love? What does it feel like?”

“Well first of all, you completely forget the world around you. Your friends and family just become invisible. All you can do is think about him day and night. When you see him, it’s as if he’s filled your eyes with light; and when you don’t see him, the thought of him eats away at your heart. You wonder where he is and what he’s doing every minute of the day. You invent his whole life, you live it for him: your eyes see for him, your ears hear for him… ”

Moon Pearl takes a sip of tea before going on, “In this first stage you don’t know what the other is thinking or feeling. It’s the most poignant part. Then you open your hearts to each other and you have a brief moment of incredible happiness… “

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