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Your first true love

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**Ann**

**Ann** Report 1 Mar 2013 11:07

Well I met mine yesterday for the first time in 44years. Searching his face for any sign of the good looking rebel he once was.....still got that twinkle in his eye ;-)

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 1 Mar 2013 11:10

Mmmmmm


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNC0kIzM1Fo

Roy ;-)

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 1 Mar 2013 11:15

How nice, Ann! I am still in touch with my first love (from 50 odd years ago!) and when I look at him I cannot for the life of me remember what I saw in him all those years ago! :-D :-D :-D

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 1 Mar 2013 11:15

I have been searching google for that song we used to sing about eyes. I think the line was "mainly the eyes" and described getting older and everything changing and crumbling except the eyes.

My father in law once told me quite firmly that his daughter was never to lose the sparkle in her eyes. That was over 33 years ago when I got down on one knee, looked up and asked his permission :-) ;-)

Sharron

Sharron Report 1 Mar 2013 11:26

Mine died about eighteen years ago.

We were still great friends, sort of surrogate siblings. I had seen him through alcoholism, depression, a crazy woman he had shipped in from the psychiatric hospital on his last visit.

In the last couple of years I had cuddled him through the times when she was hurting him, fed him, sorted out people who were after payment for things and in the end I went to see him in his coffin.

He finally sccumbed to bronchial pneumonia, a disease of neglect. His neighbour had called to see him the previous night and tried to persuade him to go to hospital. We later decided he should have sent for me and I would have given him such a hiding he would have been glad to go to hospital!

Anyway he was found on the floor in the bathroom.He died pulling his pants up!

The crematorum was packed. For a man who thought he had no friends there wee sure a lot of people who tolerated him.

At the wake,a mighty all day wake, I had to comfot the woman I had shared him with for many years.He thought we didn't know but we both did and lived around it.I certainly didn't keep myself only unto him and she married twice in the time they were together!

Island

Island Report 1 Mar 2013 12:11

John! you're not supposed to go down on one knee to the dad! :-0 :-D

JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 1 Mar 2013 12:35

looking at my ex i realise why he is my ex
and i married my wonderful butler :-D :-D :-D

**Ann**

**Ann** Report 1 Mar 2013 13:05

A few years too late for that Roy....but lots of good memories! He was your regular James Dean with a fast motorbike to boot!

Sharon....that was a special frienship <3

BC.....Could still see what I saw in him in the first place ;-)

Island John & Joy......behave....this is a serious lurv thread ;-)

Chrissie

Chrissie Report 1 Mar 2013 13:07

Ann, I see mine from time to time....sometimes it's months and other times years tho he doesn't live far from me now. I can still see what I used to see in him even tho I know it wouldn't have worked lol

wisechild

wisechild Report 1 Mar 2013 13:29

Have stayed in touch with mine for nearly 45 years. We´ve seen each other´s children & grandchildren growing up.
We both know that marriage between us would never have worked, but still love each other to bits.

Island

Island Report 1 Mar 2013 13:49

Ann??? Not happy with that. :-|

**Ann**

**Ann** Report 1 Mar 2013 13:53

There's always that little corner of your heart....Chrissie and Wisechild ;-)

Island....not happy with what? Have I said something wrong?

Island

Island Report 1 Mar 2013 13:59

13.05

It's like treading on eggshells here these days.
If you want me to delete my friendly light hearted comment I will.

Merlin

Merlin Report 1 Mar 2013 14:02

No ,Island not at all, :-D I found what I thought was my first true love after years of searching :-D in a Tea Chest :-D It was a "Teddy Bear." :-D :-D :-D ;-)

**Ann**

**Ann** Report 1 Mar 2013 14:06

Island....still not understanding....I took your comment lightheartedly as I always do. I did insert a wink, so am a bit baffled
:-(

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 1 Mar 2013 14:08

eggshells indeed

I married my first true love and we were together for 47 years whn sadly he died far too young - over ten years ago now - there'll never be anyone else

I do have a relationship with a very nice fellow GR member but it ain't love

**Ann**

**Ann** Report 1 Mar 2013 14:14

Ah but was he a good looking Teddy Bear Merlin :-)

How lovely Ann....47 years of lovely memories, and a new friendship! Hope all goes well with your son today.

Merlin

Merlin Report 1 Mar 2013 14:17

See the picture on my Avatar.Fantastic look alike :-D :-D ;-)

Island

Island Report 1 Mar 2013 14:18

Ann, so why the comment to 'behave'???

JustJean

JustJean Report 1 Mar 2013 14:26

I met my true love at school, some 60 odd years ago and married him 57 years ago, still my true love....

love Jean xx