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"The Heart is a Lonely Hunter." To what does that refer? Many say that it refers to love and caring. Whether it is the need to feel those emotions, or theneed to supply them. The definition of love is rather simple. "Affection based on admiration or benevolence." "To care is to show one's affection." Without these emotions, a person is but a lonely hunter. Now that the ground work has been laid, where does all this fit into me? My dream is the same as so many people's dream, which in turn falls into the lonely hunter theme. All I wished for was to be loved.
When I thought I had found "true" love, I actually hadn't. Yet about four months ago, true love found me. "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" is all about feeling cared for and loved. When this woman came back into my life after being gone for more than a year, I felt both and gave both. She has become everything to me. The feelings I feel towards her and the feelings she feels towards me are what everyone who falls under the lonely hunter seeks. So some may say my goal is that of "the lonely hunter."
"A Chicken in every Pot; a Car in every Garage." Everyone being equal to some extent, that's part of the American Dream. This dream came out of the time of the Great Depression. It was a goal or a step to reach. Again what does this have to do with my dream? I want a family and I want the best for this family.
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