What does it mean when teenagers say "i upendo you" to eachother, au when they tell their Marafiki that they're so in upendo with so-and-so? It's not true, forever and always love, not yet, but teenage upendo does exist. What is it, exactly, though?
Teenage upendo is falling in upendo at a young age, possibly for the first time but not the last.
Teenage upendo is thinking about someone and no one else in your spare time, and fantasizing about what "should have been".
Teenage upendo is sometimes saying "i upendo you" not because wewe mean it, but because wewe know its what wewe should say.
upendo is something that we cannot see, hear, smell, touch au taste. We can only feel it as best we can. upendo is infinite. There is no end. It's something that a human cannot decide upon au change. wewe can't make yourself upendo someone au make yourself not upendo someone. If wewe feel it, then wewe know it. Love is unpredictable. wewe don't know when it will hit wewe au when it won't. It'll just happen. It's like finding a five dollar bill on the street: It'll be hard to find, but wewe will, in time. You can't wait for love. wewe can't strive hard to find it. Just try, but don't put your all in it. Cause...