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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 2 months ago

If a guy falls for a girl though she's poor, is that real love?

The guy sees how she lives, how she has to work in the farm and walk miles to go to school and falls for her 

Update:

Dear Marli, can I interview you about how life was in the first half of the 20th century?

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  • 2 months ago

    If you're writing for young children,  yes. Anyone above the age of 12 would prefer an actual real story to be told,  not wish fulfillment. 

  • 2 months ago

    It is not love when all that either of them can think about is how sad and helpless she is. In real life neither of them would last a day.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    What's this got to do with books?

  • Marli
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    If a man falls in love with a girl, he falls in love with the girl because of her beauty, her personality or her character. If he is a wise man, all three things contribute to the reason he loves her. She could be homely if glanced at, but her personality and good character will make her plain looks attractive.  He does not fall for her because she is poor or works on a farm or bicycles miles to school. If she loves him, it is not because he is rich.

    My mother and aunts lived in such a house, worked on the farm, walked several miles to school (and in Manitoba, those were very cold, windy winter walks), and left home to work in the city after leaving elementary school at 15. None of them married wealth, though all lived comfortably and loved the men they married. 

    Besides a man of sense would likely marry a girl who knows how to keep a frugal but warm house.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Of course not.  Financial status is completely irrelevant.  What you're describing here sounds more like pity.

  • 2 months ago

    Consider yourself firmly shaken by the shoulders until your teeth clack, because you are not listening.

    Genuine love has nothing to do with income. It has to do with knowing one another very well over a period of time.

    If a man who is not poor truly loves a woman who is very poor, it's still love.

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