Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Linkage: Romantic Love Can Last

One of the blogs I love to read is The Art of Manliness.  In this age when guys struggle to know what it means to be a man, this site offers words of wisdom to help guide the way.  I enjoyed this post and I thought I would share it with you, because whether we are men or women there is a part of us that desires lasting romantic love.
Love. Whether in the form of poems, moony songs, philosophical treatises, romantic notes, or angry letters, no aspect of human life has had quite so much ink spilled over it. It has since time immemorial been a driving force of life, and for just as long remained utterly mysterious, an experience that could be mused over but not truly understood. 
But in the last decade, scientists have finally gotten to peer into the neurological nature of love by scanning the brains of those in the throes of it. These scans have confirmed what anyone who has fallen head over heels has experienced firsthand: love is a wild and woolly ride.

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