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Withywindle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-26-04 08:41 PM
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16. Ha, that's very true!
Right on. In my experience, aiming a love spell at a specific person is a wretched mistake, but it's a mistake almost every young witch has to make at least once.

The way it backfired on me was that I became ten times as obsessed with this person as I had been before. I get really bad crushes to begin with, and now this felt literally like "wasting away for love" in the medieval sense. I lost friends because I couldn't talk about anything else. And, to make a very long story short, in the long run the relationship did happen, and it was mostly a disaster. Still get scary hate mail from him periodically, even though we split up 10 years ago.

He was a piece of work, but ultimately I have no one to blame for the situation but myself.

So no, can't recommend it in good conscience (though of course you will do as you please :P). I can recommend spending a lot of time with oneself, figuring out what one truly wants, and putting out a general request for a lover who will be right for you.

My more recent attempt at that seemed like it was going to backfire also, if less painfully. I just wanted a hot rebound fling some time after a breakup and the only thing I insisted on was that it be somebody cool; we had to at least honestly like each other. No melodrama. For a focus, I was using a jar candle from the local botanica that referenced Mexican folk magic and had a hummingbird at a flower as a sexual symbol. Sometime in the middle of this I went to visit my parents for a week--and found that they'd gone a little nuts with the hummingbird feeders, so I spent the days out on the deck with my laptop being buzzed by dozens of the flitty little things! Hummingbirds EVERYWHERE.

(Some months later I had a half-drunk hookup with a friend of a friend, and we've now been living together for three years).
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  -Love spells? Anyone do this? Beaverhausen  Nov-22-04 03:20 PM   #0 
  - never on a selected person  Streetdoc270   Nov-22-04 03:44 PM   #1 
  - you cant make someone  CelticWinter   Nov-22-04 07:22 PM   #2 
  - hey now  buckettgirl   Nov-22-04 07:54 PM   #3 
  - I am a pagan - and this isn't crap  Beaverhausen   Nov-23-04 12:30 PM   #5 
     - Sorry, didn't mean to be so harsh  buckettgirl   Nov-23-04 12:55 PM   #6 
  - Love spells  LibertyLover   Nov-22-04 10:40 PM   #4 
  - Oh for goodness sake.  Chovexani   Nov-23-04 11:14 PM   #7 
  - OK OK- I did a meditation last night to get my head on straight  Beaverhausen   Nov-24-04 12:54 PM   #8 
  - Sorry if I sounded harsh  Chovexani   Nov-24-04 05:56 PM   #10 
  - Thanks for that answer- and please don't apologize  Beaverhausen   Nov-24-04 07:30 PM   #11 
     - That's good.  Chovexani   Nov-28-04 07:07 AM   #22 
  - Understandable  knight_of_the_star   Nov-30-04 12:46 PM   #25 
  - HAHAHAHAHA  Faye   Nov-29-04 01:08 PM   #23 
     - I wonder what the secret is to making it work.  Jamastiene   Sep-08-07 05:44 PM   #27 
        - maybe  Faye   Nov-27-07 11:50 AM   #31 
  - It wasn't a spell, but  Love Bug   Nov-24-04 02:21 PM   #9 
  - how nice!  Behind the Aegis   Nov-25-04 01:59 AM   #12 
  - See my post in the rule of three thread:  Der Blaue Engel   Nov-25-04 02:41 AM   #13 
  - My, my, they are being so hard on you!  Is It Fascism Yet   Nov-25-04 06:51 AM   #14 
  - Ha, that's very true!  Withywindle   Nov-26-04 08:41 PM   #16 
  - Not black magick  knight_of_the_star   Nov-30-04 12:48 PM   #26 
  - Sigh...  Jamastiene   Sep-08-07 05:54 PM   #28 
  - Beauty spells are fun, anyone like to use beauty spells?  Is It Fascism Yet   Nov-25-04 07:02 AM   #15 
  - Never heard of them.  Jamastiene   Sep-08-07 06:02 PM   #29 
  - If you do a spell on a specific person,  Lizzie Borden   Nov-26-04 09:07 PM   #17 
  - No.  LWolf   Nov-27-04 12:06 PM   #18 
  - Thanks to everyone for your answers on this thread  Beaverhausen   Nov-27-04 02:46 PM   #19 
  - Well Anastasia..er, Beaverhausen. :)  Behind the Aegis   Nov-27-04 11:19 PM   #21 
  - Here's something that would bother me in doing that  robbedvoter   Nov-27-04 10:55 PM   #20 
  - Don't target specific people  knight_of_the_star   Nov-30-04 12:44 PM   #24 
  - someone did it to me  Faye   Nov-27-07 11:13 AM   #30 
  - The love spells you are talking about can be dangerous  Marrah_G   Dec-07-07 12:47 PM   #32 
 

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