Facing the same walls Daniel had faced night after night forced me to confront the truth. My pulsing anxiety stemmed from the realization that I wasn't searching through Daniel's belongings to honor him. I was up there for entirely self-serving purposes.
The sun has slowly set upon one of Hallmark's most profitable holidays. President's Day week has now arrived. There are no expectations laid on us for this celebration... we can be seen in public without a partner and not an eyebrow will be raised.
Love is one of the great mysteries of life. It is something everyone wants and aspires to. The first experience of love begins at birth. We then grow ...
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We've all had impossible loves. As RoboCop romped across the Valentine's weekend silver screen, I was reminded of an earlier android amour of my own. For years, I have kept his identity, like my unquenchable ardor for him, locked in my heart. He was my secret obsession, my guilty pleasure, but it's time I confessed.
There is no time. Or, when there is time, your back is killing you from being a Baby Sherpa or child wrangler. Sex? Let's fill the tub with hot water for a good soak and then we can talk about it. Except, oops, no, you're asleep.
For communities in Caquetá, Colombia, growing cacao beans--the main component of chocolate--is one of the few income-generating uses of forest land that does not damage the environment or support illicit industries.
No, we're not getting a divorce and no, we're not separating. Truth be told, the practice of "letting go" has actually brought us closer together. But in order to understand what I mean by "letting go," you must first understand that Kim and I are two very different people.
We're living today with the fallout from an economy that is built, not on "enlightened" self interest as proposed by Adam Smith, but on fanatical greed, as condemned by Smith, but widely practiced today.
From what they told me, they only knew each other for about a month. I also knew they promised to marry each other when the war was over. It wasn't until I was snowed in this week and started reading their "forbidden" love letters that I pieced together the actual time frame.
It's Valentine's Day, and men and women everywhere are scurrying around trying to find just the right gift or card to show their special someone they care. Some turn to chocolates, some roses, but do you really know what your sweetie loves?
I've lived through Valentine's Days single, as part of a couple, and even engaged (in 2002). Some will find this odd, but of the men I've met and dated so far, I have actually been happier on the single Valentine's Days than the coupled ones.
February 14 is a date which has become synonymous with sentiment soaked in commercialism and awkward obligation. It is important to remember that this date also witnessed the birth of a dreamer.
So many of us lose ourselves in our romantic relationships; we try to morph into a version of who we think we should be, hoping our partner will love this version of us more than our true self.
Make Valentine's Day a day to celebrate the power of connection and love with your family, your friends, your partner. Express your gratitude to those who have given you the gift of love.
Valentine's Day is upon us. Here's how to capture the romantic powers of chocolate at your grill.