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  • Yes you can, but............its called domestic violence. happens thousands of time each day. its called a hate/love relationship. some people love to endure this situation. its a way of life for them. i can't live with you and i can't live without you......a classic senerio for domestic violence and jail for someone. for some people this is just a way of life that maybe occured in their parents relationship. a love/hate relationship will always be destined for doom. if you are in this type of relationship, you need to get out now. it will never improve unless you cut the vicious circle of domestic violence. don't walk.......run!
  • No. Hate is the opposite of love. Other posters have provided examples in which someone who acts in a destructive manner towards another also loves them. I do not think that the term 'love' could be applied to any of these relationships, possibly neither could 'hate'. Desperate need or a desire for dominance, perhaps, but not love or hate. I do not believe that anyone who harms another can be in love with them, unless the harm occurs because of a unique and extremely stressful event. People who routinely abuse another do not love them and are not worthy of having love reciprocated. Since love is an experience of sharing and commitment, hate cannot be part of it. Love and hate are both very special emotions that need to be saved for those who truly deserve them.
  • Yes. You can. "I love my father very much, but sure hate what he does." I love him through a sense admiration because of his good qualities and hate him, too, with the contempt that I feel because of his destructive negative characteristics.
  • Someone said that hate is the opposite of love. This is very untrue. The opposite of love is not hate, it is indifference. That is why people say there is a very fine line between love and hate. Another common saying is that you must love someone before you can hate them. Hate is a very powerful emotion, as is love. I used to not believe the loving before hating thing because there were people that I thought I hated that I definitely never loved. But then I learned I just really didn't like them, then realized that I was wasting energy on people I didn't like, hence... indifference took over. You can definitely love and hate someone at the same time. You can find out that the person you are in love with cheated on you and you are filled with complete and utter hatred and, at the same, pain because you know you still love them. You can be in love with someone and hate them at the same time because they don't reciprocate that love.
  • well, theres a sibling love hate relationship, where you love them anyway, but then have those moments where you want them to shut up and go away, and then theres the hate/love where you have a small crush on someone and then it grows and then something happens where you say you dont love them anymore, in fact you hate them, but you dont. you only love them even more then before.
  • Absolutely! Love and hate are not opposites. They both reflect someone having a deep effect upon your emotions. The complete opposite of love/caring is apathy.
  • Love and hate are not opposites. Both are emotional investments, although they are considered the same side of a coin there are more or less on the same side of the coin, side by side as "heads". For tails is indifference. Indifference is where you just do not care - that is the true opposite to love and hate. So to answer your question, yes it is possible to love and hate someone at the same time. Both are emotional investments in a person, both require that you do care.
  • Can happen in love relationships towards the end, as sometimes we love those who meet our needs and when they dont it quickly turns to hate or ill will.There is a thin line between love and hate it would seem.
  • Heard this quote the other day, and wrote it down. A Japanese person said it. "Human feelings are capricious. The emotional distance between the darkest hate and the deepest love is no more than the width of rice paper." Just as hate can cause a man to act out with extreme violence, love can cause a person to cherish the worst of killers as if he were a newborn baby. It's the weakness of the heart, it's our most formitable enemy.
  • Hate is caused from love. Love is sometimes the result of hate... hence.. make up sex... lol
  • no, forget the blather, love is BS, like or hate, get along or don't, love is for the romantics, nonsense.
  • when love turn sour, hate arise. because you love too much, until you couldn't let it go, hate appears. when you see deep into the hate you bear for the person, you'll find love. Yes, you hate someone because you have put in too much love.
  • Sure its possible. Just look at most marriages.
  • I think you can love a person for who they are but not like them for how they act.
  • I think this is possible, I met someone that I tought he was too good to be true, I believed in him so much, that when I was feeling something was wrong and I asked him he never told me the true, but I believed what he said, since that moment I started to look for solutions for his problem that he didn't have, but when I finally made him confesed, I couldn't believe what he told me, he got someone pregnant and he got feelings for this person, since that day I started to hate this person, and other days I love him so much, One day I feel like telling him to get lost and leave me alone, others I want to kiss him and tell him how much I miss him, this is so bad, I don't know how to act, I just want to get over this situation and I can't. I want to just hate him or love him, but it is imposible.
  • Love is NOT an emotional investment! What God did for us on the cross was not an investment. He did that knowing that He would not get anything in return except death. He died only b/c he loved us. no conditions! If it's an investment than how do u suppose we Pay God back? we can't. love is unconditional and is not based on emotions, feelings, and certainly not on the actions of another individual. if that were the case then God would not love us!
  • The short version is, there's a thin line between love and hate. Both take intense emotion.
  • You bet! It's almost the same emotion. The opposite of love isn't hate; it's indifference. Why would you bother hating someone you didn't love?
  • Me and my boyfriend have had a very interesting relationship over the past few years...A few years ago before we actually got together it was a "hate" while actually being in love with each other sort of relationship. Sort of like Moulin Rouge towards the end of the movie -- except I'm not a prostitute and the other guy didn't have any money either (lol).
  • love and hate are very closely tied to each other. It is always the people you love the most that can hurt you the most. I know the very feeling all to well.
  • Hate how much I love you boy, I can't stand how much I need ya. lol I hate and love my ex...well I love what is left of the memories of us lol.
  • Yes it is possible. It is your heart and mind fighting each other. Your heart wants to love and your mind applies your past together, your arguments, your beliefs, your daily annoyances and the things you have said to one another. Who is eventually going to win...the heart that knows no better or the mind that does? The mind will win in the weak and the heart will win in the strong.
  • Most definitley. I think a girl in some of my science classes is sooo pretty, but we hate each other. Lol what irony, but we ended up boyfriend and girl friend. so yes
  • Yes. They call this marriage.
  • oh yes ...i have to go through that on a daily basis
  • Definitely! I'm going through that right now. Hate and Love, hate what they did to me, still love them.
  • Yes. That is how I know 'Family'...
  • That is a GREAT BIG YES!!!
  • Yeah, I've experienced that. Needless to say it's very confusing and stressful. Heart vs mind.
  • I personally do not think so. Hate is a corrosive thread that causes great trouble in this world. If there is hate in your heart then there is no room for love. You can dislike what someone does and still love them,but if you truly hate them you cannot love them.
  • I believe that it takes alot to hate someone you once loved, but if they have done something bad enough then it is possible. I think that most of the time you just feel like you hate them when something goes wrong, when really is just anger getting the best of you.
  • Sort of. I do believe there is a fine line between love and hate.
  • Yes defintely ! :)
  • Oh yes you can!!! And let me tell you it sucks, you don't know what emotion you should be listening to!!!
  • ok. heres my thought... inorder for you to hate someone don't you need to if not love atleast like the person first?. cause hate is an emotion which is provoked when someone you care about does something that you don't like. for example. if your friend did something like drugs and was addicted, you would hate them for doing something so stupid, but if someone random on the street did drugs chances are you would just shrug it off and continue with what you were doing. no?
  • yes. hate is born from love. it is the most tormenting situation to be in; especially if ur unaware of wot is goin on wit u..
  • Yes, it's possible.
  • Of course... Write the word love on one side of a piece of paper and hate on the other and fold it right down the middle onto one another. That is a visual for how it works. Hate is the opposite extreme of love. The problem I have with it, is when at the end of the day, when all is said and done, you can't put the hate aside for the love to remain. Usually when people say love... Once it changes for them in some way for whatever reason, hate sticks... hate will destroy you faster than cancer and it has little effect on the object of your hatred. Love on the other hand nurtures and forgives and both people benefit from experiencing it. "Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds. It is an ever fixed mark..." Shakespeare.
  • Ooooooh yes!
  • Oh, yes. I definitely think so.
  • You must try and forgive your parents.
  • No, pure water and bitter water cannot come out of the same faucet. You can hate what they do or have done and still love the person.
  • that's pretty much the story of my life.
  • No I don't think so. I think that love and hate both demand your full attention at their ruling times.
  • NO I CAN'T IF YOU REALLY HATE SOME ONE FOR LONG OR SHORT DOESNT MATTER IT MYT TURN UP WITH LOVE THE PERSON YOU LOVE AND IF YOUR LOVE IS TRUE WILL NEVER GIVE UP AND YOU WILL NEVER HATE HIM OR HER (BCOZ I LOVED A GIRL FOR PAST 3YEARS WE WERE OK AND HAPPY SUDDENLY SHE IS INGOREING ME FOR PAST 2MONTHS I DINT DO ANYTHING WRONG FOR HER SHE KNOW THAT BUT SHE WANT SOME SPACE BUT STILL I LOVE HER AND NEVER GIVE UP AND I'LL NEVER HATE BCOZ I LOVE HER VERY MUCH
  • Absolutely. Hate is such a strong emotion that often times you can't hate someone unless you once loved them. The hate for them is so intense because you loved them and you feel betrayed in some way. I hate and love my Daughter's Mother. I'm not sure which feeling is more intense, the hatred or the love, but they're both very strong.
  • Love and hate are not opposites. Apathy is the opposite of both.
  • They are mutually exclusive.
  • Yes you can, love and hate are both complicated emotions.
  • Oh yeah...it's a very fine line between the two +6
  • yes, that's known as 'Love-Hate Relationship', makes you sick and emotionally draining
  • Yes. A person has many qualities and traits. You could love certain qualities and hate others. Hopefully the good outweigh the bad!
  • Yes. u can love someone but u might just hate something about him. but isn’t hate to strong if you love someone. if people really think about it do we really hate or just get annoyed to an extent.
  • You can love to hate them? LOL
  • No, that's like playing with fire.
  • It's called marriage.

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