Puppy Love, was a popular song written by Paul Anka in 1960 for Annette Funicello, whom he was dating at the time. Twelve years later it was revived by Donny Osmond.
Puppy Love is often described as a young love infatuation similar to a crush. It is often one sided and not reciprocated. I was never a slushy crushy person. For a relationship to work in my book, it has to a 50/50 total respect.
I am reminded of a Robert Brault quote:
I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.
My real puppy love is this little scallywag:
The topic this week for our LBC members (you will find their links in the sidebar) was dreamed up by Ramana I look forward to discovering the angle on Puppy Love that they each write about.