How Does Love Determines Our Lives?

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How does love determine our lives?

“If you stay, I’ll do whatever you want. I’ll quit the band, go with you to New York. But if you need me to go away I’ll do that to.” (193)

Love can determine our lives in many ways. Family, friends and religion are big examples of how love determines my life. Family is a tough topic, I have almost my whole family here and only my great grandparents have passed away. My grandparents would determine my life, for me to be with them or not to be. On the other hand I’m young and something I’m willing to let determine if I live or don’t, the time will come. Friends is another challenging thing to choose between, friends are there for you when family isn’t, but family is there when friends aren’t, they’re equal. None of my friends or anyone my age has passed away and it 's a terrible thing to think about. Religion is a big part of my life, when you die being sent to heaven is what I look forward to. I am in love with the thought of being happy after I pass away. If my parents passed away I would want to be strong and fight and be more determined while I stay and live for them. In many way love can be very effective, just thinking at the possibilities of what that kind of love for something can do, really makes you think what is that determined if you life or not.

This book If I Stay by Gayle Forman takes place in modern times during winter in Portland.

One of the main characters is a seventeen year old named Mia Hall. Mia has a strong
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