07/14/2012 10:32 am ET | Updated May 21, 2013

New York Times 'Vows' Columnist Devan Sipher: 'Love Is A Triumph Of Optimism Over Fear' (VIDEO)

In this uplifting AOL video, New York Times 'Vows' columnist Devan Sipher reveals some of the wisdom he's attained from talking to thousands of brides and grooms. "People meet and fall in love at every place, at every time, at every age," he says. "I’ve learned... that love is actually something that takes a great deal of effort, and a lot of risktaking. The first spark might be the effortless part. But after that, it’s really a triumph of optimism and determination over fear."

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