Romantic Love is, most simply put, infatuation. It's based on the model of longing for someone that you can never completely have, and it's this longing that then becomes mistaken for real love.
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There's nothing like the hot-button days of Valentine's Day and proposals to simmer the myth of romantic love that permeates Western culture to the surface.
The year after college, an inescapable shift occurred as I watched women with whom I'd just spent four years dressing up for parties, suddenly covering up their exposed mid-drifts to become brides.
My clients are always surprised, then relieved, to learn that thinking about an ex is a normal part of being engaged.
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