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Valentine's Day; Love

30 Days of Love?

Samala Carrington | Posted 01.15.2017 | Women
Samala Carrington

I haven't decided how I will show love each day for the next 30 days, but I have committed myself to giving from the overflow within my heart because I know someone out there needs it. So here's to 30 days of love. Stay tuned for my daily posts on what each day of love looks like. I think every day will be full of many surprises!

The First Time I Fell In Love Was Kinda Gay

Sarah Barness | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah Barness

It was one of the most powerful moments we shared when he revealed his personal struggles with love, relationships, and fears of being "found out." Now, I understood the great lengths he had gone to fool friends and family. But he couldn't have understood how much he had fooled me.

5 Other Ways To Love This Valentine's Day

Anne Vitiello | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Anne Vitiello

I'd like to include an assurance that if you do any/all of these things, then you will be repaid tenfold, love will find you, and all will be well. However, that's not necessarily true. But, when it's really about love, you take the loving action anyway.

Valentine's Day: Your Brain on Love

Lucy L. Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 04.15.2012 | Science
Lucy L. Brown, Ph.D.

What is this thing called love? As a neuroscientist, I study the brain systems of love and relationships, which are curiously related to brain systems of hunger and thirst. I now see love as part of a built-in survival system.

The Pain of Being Gay on Valentine's Day

Loren A. Olson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Loren A. Olson, M.D.

I discovered why people love Valentine's Day. I had found dimensions of loving others in ways I had never known. The joys of that love have made it possible to endure the risks of loving another.

Following My Passion Found Me A Partner

Conor Grennan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Conor Grennan

By my 30th year, I was convinced I would never get married. Based on my dating life, I saw no hope that I would ever experience sensational romantic love. I had tried to meet that person, and I had failed.

Are We Really That Different In Love?

Dan Wharton, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Wharton, Ph.D.

After years of getting to know a few thousand animals on a first name basis at the Brookfield Zoo, I have come to the conclusion that the so-called divide between animals and humans is really a laugh.