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 […]

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 […]

Love, Life, and Basejumping

Tweet How much adventure can you stand in your relationship? Here’s a quick little video that focuses on two basejumpers, Jeb Corliss and Roberta Mancino. They tell a little of how they met and how their love of things other people hate keeps them pushing the limits. That sort of life is a bit intense […]

Rules in Relationships and Where They Come From

Tweet A friend of mine is currently reading through Joan Didon’s book Play It As It Lays. I haven’t read it myself, and I’m not really conversant in Didon’s work (I did remember she did the screenplay for the 70s version of A Star is Born and I remember seeing stuff about her 2005 book […]

4 Things You Can Do to Add Quality to Any Relationship

Tweet Over the years I’ve made a lot of mistakes in relationships. Over those same years, I’ve watched a lot of other people make a lot more. (Mostly because I wasn’t actually doing anything other than observing… hard to make mistakes of your own when you’re not participating.) From all that pain and suffering (plus […]

Three Spheres of Attraction

Tweet When it comes to relationships, there are many things that can attract us to someone else. All of those things can be sorted into three distinct groups, or spheres. Some may fall into more than one, for we are complex creatures and our relationships reflect that, but that just gives us more ways of […]

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