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Ikalawa, paano kung sapat naman ang pag-ibig na handog ng mangingibig?

May mga pagkakataon kung saan para bagang nasa tamang sukat at nasa tamang panahon ang pag-alay ng mangingibig sa kanyang iniibig. Sa ganitong mga pagkakataon (kahit minsan lamang ito mangyari) hindi rin humihingi ng tawad ang mangingibig. Para saan pa kung ang handog niyang regalo'y tinatanggap nang maluwalhati ng kanyang iniibig? Para saan pa kung nagbubunga agad ang pag-ibig sa pagitan ng dalawang mangingibig na para bagang sinukat para sa isa't isa. 

Ni hindi man lamang papasok sa isip ang salitang "pagpapatawad" kung maligaya ang mga mangingibig. Dahil hindi mapagpintas o naghahanap ng kakulangan ang mga maligayang nag-iibigan. Laging sapat para sa kanila ang lahat bagaman maaaring maraming pagkukulang sa katunayan. Na kahit maaari pa nga na madagdagan ang kanilang ikaliligaya, ni hindi na lalantad ang kaisipan na iyan dahil hindi dinadalamhati ng kaligayahan ang wala—bagkus ipinagdiriwang nito kung anumang mayroon sila. “Kuntento”ang mga maligayang nag-iibigan kahit na hindi naman ganap o perpekto ang pag-ibig nila. May mga pagkakataon kasi na ang kulang ay higit pa sa sapat.

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  1. another question (which is somewhat related to this post):

    "If you love without evoking love in return, i.e. if you are not able, by the manifestation of yourself as a loving person, to make yourself a beloved person, then your love is impotent and a misfortune."--Marx, Third Manuscript

  2. Pat,

    An interesting, albeit rash and somewhat bold, line, and something which has to be considered.

    How do you think is it related? Does it oppose the preceding words?


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