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, […]

Is Romantic Love an Addiction?

Why do we “fall in love” – is it magic or biology? Is romantic love an addiction?

Helen Fisher, Ph.D., biological anthropologist, has spent her entire career researching the science of sex, love and marriage. In her TEDTalk on The Weird Science of Love, Dr. Fisher describes the findings from […]

3 Valuable Lessons from Nancy & Ronald Reagan’s Love Story

“Nancy and Ronald Reagan’s relationship was probably the greatest love affair in the history of the American Presidency.” – Charlton Heston

Not too many famous relationships last a lifetime. But Nancy and Ronald Reagan’s marriage of 52 years was one of them. They had an air of love around them […]

How Men Can Develop More Empathy for Women

“When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.” Susan Sarandon
I, Bob Hollander, have had the occasion to experience many things in the course of my life; but the one I am about to share proved to be a real […]