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English 101 May 11, 2009 Personal Essay Love and Romance: Self-Deception “The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.” H.L. Mencken. Some people will have a hard time leaving something because it might seem like the best thing, whether to oneself or to others. In my case, I had a hard time leaving a relationship because to everyone else it seemed perfect. I still don’t know why I stayed in the relationship for so long; it was a rather stupid decision. I deceived myself with love by giving into stupid fights and trying to make everyone else happy. High school is a time when you start to become an adult. You have a little more freedoms, you may have a job, most people get their drivers license, and the list goes on and on. You have the time of you life at points and other points are the lowest points in you life. There are new friends to meet and maybe a significant other. There are a lot of people with a significant other in high school; some even end up marrying their high school sweetheart.
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I had a relationship that everyone thought would last forever. His name was Brent and at first I was also convinced we would be together forever. But as time went on, I started to believe otherwise. I started to get these feelings when he would get mad at me for going out to parties and drinking. I figured it was still early in the relationship, and I did really like him, so I thought that I would give him another chance. Besides, I was still kind of young to be drinking, considering I was only a sophomore. So I sat down with Brent and told him that I would stop partying so much. It started to get better; he wouldn’t get mad at me for stupid things so
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This essay was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '08 term at Wisc Whitewater.

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