Category Archives: Love

Drunk On Love

A few years ago, I met a girl at a convention. She had a boyfriend but was complaining about him a lot and very quickly we hooked up and she became my girl. But was she my girl? I had … Continue reading

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Risking It All For Love

Katie Roiphe writes in the New York Times about a challenging new book on love: Nehring sees in the grandeur of feeling a kind of heroism, even if the relationship doesn’t take conventional form or endure in the conventional way. … Continue reading

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When Is Love Sick?

Fred responds: I read a book called "Love Sick" some time ago. The main thesis of the book is that love has much in common with certain psychiatric conditions, e.g. obsessive compulsive disorder, etc. It was actually a pretty interesting … Continue reading

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Trading Emotional Heroin For Sexual Cocaine

Nathan writes: The first year of life is (ideally) about unconditional love. But note what this turns into: the mood swings of "the terrible twos." The next stage is about conditional love – which tends to lead to greater emotional … Continue reading

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