What My Parents Taught Me About Love & Marriage

When I was 12 years old, my dad left. The divorce was messy and took two long years to settle. My thoughts and feelings about love were deeply affected throughout adolescence, a time when I was first having my own experiences with dating and love first-hand.

I didn’t think much […]

Love and Sex: What Do We Really Want?

We have a human drive to love.

Bob and I love spending time with friends and meeting new people. This weekend we had the good fortune to do both. I’m always interested in hearing what others think about love and relationships, and I was intrigued by my conversation with a […]

Can You Die of a Broken Heart?

I can’t stop thinking about the day he left. He said he loved me, but wasn’t “in love” anymore. Twenty-four years of marriage, two kids. Almost all of my adult life was spent with him. So many memories; I can’t stop thinking about him. All I want to do […]

The Science of Kissing

Close your eyes and I’ll kiss you, tomorrow I’ll miss you. – Paul McCartney

I never realized how many words there were for “kissing”:
Smooching, Making Out, Sucking Face, First Base, Pecking, French Kissing, Tongue Wrestling, Planting One On, Tonsil Hockey, Swapping Spit, Tonsil Tennis, Tonguing, Necking, Gum Swapping, Locking Lips, […]