What’s Your 6-Word Love Story?

by Angela (Oh She Glows) on February 17, 2011

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Daily Glow Series: 1) What is Daily Glow?; 2) Graduation Fears; 3) The Silly Things We Say; 4) Do What You Can…Today; 5) Without self love, I have nothing.

I first heard about the 6-word love story on Valentine’s Day, when I read Tara Parker-Pope’s NY Times article.

The idea originates from Smith Magazine, home of the Six-Word Memoir Project. The website has all kinds of six-word memoirs on everything from teenagers to food. They asked their readers to offer six-word memoirs to describe both love and loss in their life.

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Some of the replies include:

Hearts clubbed by diamonds in spades.

Passion, fireworks, good loving. He’s gay.

Apart now. Together in big picture.

Love yourself; all else will follow.

A new kidney from my brother.

Your new wife is too friendly.

I can’t walk; he doesn’t care.

Met at 16. Married at 55.

Lifetime love. Just six months done.

Finally found love, at age 41.

Note to self: avoid head cases.

Loved her madly — then went mad.

Pathology class, I saw her, forever.

Facebook stalked. Party meet. Love complete.

He interviewed me. Married twenty-one years.

She fed me. Me wed she.

Warning, love: I blog my breakups.

Suspending dreams now for our health.

Age 62: Match dot com successful!

In the morning, she made pancakes.

Fell in love. Then fell out.

If you are ever looking for something to pass time, there are over 1,000 more comments on Tara’s article!

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I decided to come up with some of my own…

Me anxious tornado, you calm breeze.

Fire plus Earth, somehow it works.

Laugh lots, fight fair, forget often.

Showed me how to love myself.

Six foot two, he’s all legs.

Five foot four, she’s all heels.

Some things I can’t say here.

New girl at school. Eyes Met.

Admiration for each other, inspires change.

After eleven years, stomach still flips.

Will never understand men fully. Amen.

Mutual goal: To see partner happy.

Found each other. Split. Found ourselves.

Someday we’ll figure it all out.

I hope we never grow up.

 

If I could sum it all up I’d choose:

Respect, the foundation. Appreciate, every layer.

Me Anxious tornado , you calm breeze. is a close second though. Eric said, ‘I’ve never been referred to as a calm breeze before!!’ lol.

Eric said:

Stole My Heart With A Smile.

 

What would you write?

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Annette February 18, 2011 at 3:06 pm

lovers and best friends for eternity
or
love is something cherished not judged

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brianna February 18, 2011 at 3:51 pm

living life by our own rules

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(what runs) Lori February 18, 2011 at 6:05 pm

That was so cute. :) Thanks for sharing.

Love like that really exists, doesn’t it?

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Meaghan February 18, 2011 at 6:10 pm

I honestly love everyones storys! This is such a good idea :) Here’s my attempt:

true love, from fifteen to forever <3

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Kyla February 18, 2011 at 6:11 pm

You can stand under my umbrella.

Too true because this is how he fell for me, it was raining and we were on our way to a formal. I was getting my umbrella out of my bag and being the southern Illinois boy that he is, he offered to carry it for me. The dating didn’t start until 5 months later and a messy breakup for him.

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KaraHadley February 18, 2011 at 7:25 pm

I don’t have a love story yet, but my autobiography would be “I don’t have my priorities straight.”
And I mean that in the best possibly way.

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Kamaile February 18, 2011 at 8:21 pm

This is cool!

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Lisa February 18, 2011 at 7:32 pm

He’s everything I want, plus more.
I knew he was The One.
Young lust turned into forever love

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Melomeals: Vegan for $3.33 a Day February 18, 2011 at 7:43 pm

What a lovely , uplifting post!

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Briana February 18, 2011 at 8:38 pm

My soul mate, my last date.

Thanks for sharing this wonderful article and idea :-)

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Heather Dawn February 18, 2011 at 10:24 pm

Free Spirit lost, his Love guides
High School Sweethearts, Forever Soul Mates

(My boyfriend of 6 years proposed on Valentine’s-our 6 year anniversary!)

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Cheryl February 19, 2011 at 5:55 am

mum,dad; my rocks, my friends

Donna, Jo, Katie, brighten my life

The One; are you coming soon?

Stunning Passion, Comfy Blankets; Beautiful Dreams?

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sarah February 19, 2011 at 6:51 am

Alone now. Not forever. Love awaits.

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Jaclyn February 19, 2011 at 1:24 pm

He loves my quirks. Life’s good.

Best friends, travel companions, together forever.

College sweethearts, real life love always.

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Ali @ Around the VeggieTable February 20, 2011 at 12:00 am

I said: “We laugh together every single day.”
He said: “She puts up with my insanity.”

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Allie February 20, 2011 at 1:02 pm

Thank you for this post. My long-time-love, who’s also my high school sweetheart, is in Spain playing basketball so I’m always looking for interesting things for us to do together and we had a blast coming up with our 6-word-love story.

I said:
“He drives me crazy, stupid boy.”
“Volleyball player meets basketball player. Love”
“Love a thousand times over again…”

He said:
“Without rain, there’d be no rainbows.”
“My wife, the greatest conquest achieved” (We howled at this one)
“Don’t ask how, it just works.”

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L'Abeille February 20, 2011 at 11:08 pm

You & me against the world

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Foxy February 21, 2011 at 7:37 am

Ahhh lump in throat reading this post!!! Will have to think about mine :)

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Vanessa February 21, 2011 at 3:16 pm

Chance meet, big leap, now complete.

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Cheryl February 22, 2011 at 2:50 pm

Lovely : ) x

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Teri February 21, 2011 at 3:19 pm

Love the pictures! You look so in love! Very cute! :)

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Sara March 3, 2013 at 10:38 pm

Left my heart in Nashville hotel room.

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Mary September 26, 2013 at 8:36 pm

Jesus loving best friends on fire. :)

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