St Valentine's day is getting closer and we can see at school students selling roses, or even bunches of them. But is it really a good present for our partner? What would you say about a cactus?
A long time ago that was my St Valentine's day and the person I gave it to didn't get the metaphor. Again a few months ago, I tried again with another cactus, but this time I also gave her the most expensive and wonderful bunch of flowers in the shop. What was the result? Did she get this time the metaphor? I don't really know because she didn't say a word and, you know, one of the most difficult tasks in life is to say 'SORRY' or admit you were wrong.
The fact is that days passed and the flowers from the bunch began to fade and fade until they were all dead, and the cactus got better and better with so little water and care!!! By the way, she threw away the first cactus a long time ago, because if she hadn't thrown it away, we WOULD HAVE TWO CACTI (or 'cactuses', or even 'cactus') NOW!!!!
By the way, have a look at this last conditional sentence and tell me what type it is. It is the one we saw in the previous post, because the 'if-clause' action is impossible to change, but the effects of that action are still permanent.
Going back to the title, a romantic relationship is like a cactus. You have to choose well, a partner strong enough to cope with all the problems you may come across in life and who is not so demanding that you could feel overwhelmed. A bad choice, as we have seen many times lately, can have a fatal end.
What would your ideal partner be like? I'm talking about personality, not appearance!!!
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