Tag Archives: love

  1. Do men hope for marriage?

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I inadvertently played engagement photographer a couple of weekends ago. While walking across the Walnut Street Bridge, a woman asked …
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  2. A rose by any other flower

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    The meanings of words and symbols change. Rarely today is the word “gay” used to convey merriment. The notion of …
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  3. Text me!

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    If I ever find myself back on the market, I’m toast. Not only would I have almost no idea how …
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  4. Long distance relationship challenge

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    A friend once told me long-distance relationships should be avoided like the plague. “In fact,” he said, “they are worse …
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  5. There are always strings attached

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    In the romantic (not really) comedy (eh) “No Strings Attached,” Natalie Portman plays a cute, commitment-phobic doctor and Ashton Kutcher …
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  6. The things we do for love

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I don’t care for science fiction or fantasy. At the behest of my significant other, however, I have agreed to …
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  7. What saint invented candy hearts?

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I hate Valentine’s Day. First, there are those candy hearts: The ones that say things like “Be Mine” and “True …
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  8. Love means always having to say you’re sorry

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Should we forget about forgiving? A University of Tennessee at Knoxville professor has published a study in which he has …
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  9. Contagions of love

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Love is a Petri dish. Oh, I know, Pat Benatar would have us believe it’s a battlefield. And it might …
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  10. The farmer and the jack

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    My mother always loved to tell me the story of the farmer and the jack. Remember that one? A guy’s …
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