first love

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first love

1. The first person one falls in love with. Brian was my first love. I can't possibly talk to him at the reunion!
2. The first or main thing one is passionate about. Painting was my first love, but I've really taken to photography in my later years. As much as I enjoy teaching, writing is my first love, so I always make time for it on the weekends.
See also: first, love
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For the present I went no farther in German literature, and I recurred to it in later years only for deeper and fuller knowledge of Heine; my Spanish was ignored, as all first loves are when one has reached the age of twenty-six.
that is disloyal, disloyal to my First Love; for this is sadly true,--that we always find the Golden Girl in our first love, and lose her in our second.
I wonder if the reader would care to hear about my First Love, of whom I am naturally thinking a good deal this morning, under the demoralising influences of the fresh air, blue sky, and various birds and flowers.
I was about to tell the story of my First Love, but on second thoughts I decide not.
Van Brandt is the namesake of your first love. If you are so fond of her, why don't you call her Mary?"
If she had only pressed them a little further--if she had not unconsciously led me astray again by the very next question that fell from her lips--she must have communicated to my mind the idea obscurely germinating in hers--the idea of a possible identity between the Mary of my first love and Mrs.
We must never look for discretion in first love. First love is accompanied by such excessive joy that unless the joy be allowed to overflow, it will stifle you.
It is so good to think that your first love should have been pure poetry.
This affection developed to a singular point; in a soul so new, it was like a first love. Separated since infancy from his parents, whom he had hardly known; cloistered and immured, as it were, in his books; eager above all things to study and to learn; exclusively attentive up to that time, to his intelligence which broadened in science, to his imagination, which expanded in letters,--the poor scholar had not yet had time to feel the place of his heart.
It highlights the importance of spreading love not just to our significant others' on Valentine's Day, but more importantly, to our first loves, our family.
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Brendan will not only be bringing you his unique brand of humour, but will also return to one of his first loves, playing piano.
"The study, which I started at Edge Hill University, began with the idea that first love was psychologically significant and important in some way - this seemed apparent by the number of people who were contacting and reuniting with their first loves," she says.
To celebrate the launch, we have teamed up with Mira Books to ask for stories of your first loves. The three winners chosen by judges will each get a set of four Debbie Macomber books - Old Boyfriends, Thursdays at Eight, The Shop on Blossom Street and A Good Yarn.
As Wales' divorce rate rockets, relationship counsellors have blamed websites like Friends Reunited for giving unhappy husbands and wives the chance to seek solace in their first loves. Jenny Rees asks why the lure of first love is so strong