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Faking Love Can Lead To Actually Falling In Love
by Margarita Nahapetyan
If you pretend to be in love with someone and act as if you find them attractive, or otherwise imitate the behaviors associated with being in love, your chances of truly falling in love with that person significantly increase.

The Search for a Soulmate
The Search for a Soulmateby Linda Schierse Leonard
Ever since I can remember I've longed for a soulmate. I was never particularly interested in marriage itself since my parents' marriage was so terrible. And when I was young I looked down on weddings.

Creating Love; A New Way of Understanding Our Most Important Relationships
Part 1by John Bradshaw
Fifty years ago we entered a new, as yet nameless era. The judges at the Nuremberg trials dealt patriarchy a mortal blow when they ruled that conscience is a higher authority than obedience. Since these trials took place, several significant human rights

Love Is Patient
Love Is Patient A Time for Love
by Eugene Kennedy
The world is full of definitions of love; wise men have tried to get it into words for centuries. But for all the generations of poems and statues, and now balloons and banners, love remains without the last word said about it. It is, above all else, elus

It Takse Less Than 10 Seconds For Men To Fall In Love
by Margarita Nahapetyan
It takes a man less than 10 seconds to fall in love, according to the findings of a brand new research. The scientists claim that the time needed for a man to fall in love at first sight is precisely 8.2 seconds.

Passion For Opera Compared To Love At First Sight
by Margarita Nahapetyan
According to Claudio Benzecry, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut, USA, the passion for opera is like love at first sight for its fans. Throughout the three seasons, between the years of 2002 and 2005, Professor Benzecry

Romantic Love Can Last Forever
by Margarita Nahapetyan
Romance does not necessarily have to fade away in the long-term relationships and transform into a friendship-type love, according to a new study. Romantic love can last a lifetime and lead to even happier, stronger and healthier relationships.

Virtual Dating And Love
by Margarita Nahapetyan
With the popularization of personal computers and Internet services all over the world, a growing number of people become more and more involved in on-line love affairs and even on-line marriages.

Love At First Sight
by Margarita Nahapetyan
Perhaps, it is the most romantic thing that can happen to anyone. It makes people lose their heart and mind within a matter of several seconds. Love is a very strong emotion which, sometimes, is even impossible to control.

Relationship Buster 1: The Loss of Intimacy
Relationship Buster 1: The Loss of Intimacyby Michael French
For most young men, the desire for sex is driven by their testosterone, a fascination with the female anatomy, and a need to be accepted both by a woman and their own peer group. Being 'normal' and a fear of being left out drive adolescent behavior and va

Marriage & Relationships as Social Convention
Marriage & Relationships as Social Convention The Future of Love
by Daphne Rose Kingma
Ours is a marrying culture, and since marriage is our traditional picture of a relationship, if we want to be loved in this culture, sooner or later we have to get married. We don't say this, of course, and we have many actual relationships that are not m

Evaluate the Choices You Make for Love
Evaluate the Choices You Make for Loveby Linda Austin, M.D.
I love strolling through neighborhoods to enjoy other peoples' gardens and am often inspired to introduce new plants in my own garden. Several years ago I became enchanted by the roses I saw in a Charleston garden. I bought six bushes home from the nurser

Relationship Failure: A Successful Resistance to Differences
Relationship Failure: A Successful Resistance to Differencesby Judith Sherven, Ph.D., James Sniechowski, Ph. D.
Many people struggle with resistance to love. Regardless of what they say, they keep making the same choices, keep repeating the same mistakes that keep them stuck. They generally end up explaining their 'bad luck' by enlisting fate, 'I just haven't met t

When Being In Love Means Being In Control
When Being In Love Means Being In Controlby John D. Moore, MS, CADC
1. We were emotionally abandoned and may have been verbally, psychologically, or physically abused (or all three) during childhood. 2. We trap partners into relationships by withholding emotions or finances, or through other means of manipulation. 3. We e

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