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    Resist, Stand, Bear

    I can't resist being without you.

    I can't stand being without you.

    I can't bear being without you.


    Which is most poetic?


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    Re: Resist, Stand, Bear

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    I can't resist being without you.

    I can't stand being without you.

    I can't bear being without you.


    Which is most poetic?
    I think "I can't bear being without you" is more poetic than "I can't stand being without you."

    "I can't resist being without you" is wrong for your intended meaning.
    If it has any meaning at all, it means that when I am tempted to be without you, I give in to that temptation and stay away from you.

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    Re: Resist, Stand, Bear

    Quote Originally Posted by Ann1977 View Post
    "I can't resist being without you"
    So, it means that if I am kept away from you (forcedly), I can't do anything for it?

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    Re: Resist, Stand, Bear

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    So, it means that if I am kept away from you (forcedly), I can't do anything for it?
    No, it means I can't resist the impulse to stay away from you.

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    Re: Resist, Stand, Bear

    In other words, I cannot stop myself from leaving you.

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    Re: Resist, Stand, Bear

    What does I can resist being without you mean then?

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    Re: Resist, Stand, Bear

    I can keep away, even though the desire is there.

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