Long Lasting Love

Tweet The other day there was an article in the Daily Mail about a couple who’ve been together more than 80 years. In that time, they’ve barely spent a day apart and they say they wouldn’t have it any other way. That’s the kind of fairy tale, once upon a time to happily ever after […]

Clearing the Way to Your Instinct

Tweet An article came up in my newsfeed about how to trust your instinct. It had some great tips: Listen to your body Understand your brain chemistry Focus on your first response Challenge your instinct Don’t ignore it These are all things I heavily advocate. (As can be seen by that post I did the […]

The Truth About Love

Tweet A few weeks ago, I picked up a handful of books. One of them, Man’s Search for Meaning, has been on my list for a long time. For years, I’ve been falling back on quotes by the book’s author, Viktor Frankl. They’ve at various times inspired me, kept me going, given me direction. But […]

What Keeps Us Together? (Biologically Speaking)

Tweet Amid all the high-minded and sweet sentiments, it’s always helpful to brush up on the actual biology and neuroscience behind the whole relationship thing. Scientists have been picking at brains and bodies of lovers for generations, trying to distill (for one reason or another) the whys and wherefores of romance and lust. What they’ve […]

The Perfect Valentine’s Day

Tweet We’re less than two weeks out from one of the biggest “relationship” holidays there is. As far back as the 17th century, giving cards was the thing to do. But, as technology improved and mass produced cards became more available (and there was an ability to easily send things anonymously through the mail), things […]

How Do I Feel About Valentine’s Day?

Tweet Once upon a time, the answer would have been, unabashedly, that I hate Valentine’s Day. For many years that was my stance on the saccharine-sweet, commerce-created, sap-fest that happens every February 14th. Of course, that’s when I was single and bitter about it… so… yeah. As years have passed since those dark and lonely […]

Gearing Up for Valentine’s Day

Tweet Right, it’s been a while since there’s been a proper update here. Sorry about that. As I mentioned a while back in a post on my other blog, things have been a bit chaotic lately for me. But now I want to try to kick a little more life into things around here, at […]

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