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We’re coming up on Valentine’s Day, the day we celebrate romantic love. But what, exactly, is romantic love?  If someone asked you, “What does love mean to you?” how would you answer? Would you say it’s wonderful or would you say love hurts? Or is it some combination? Most of us have our own definition […]

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We are approaching Valentine’s Day, the most romantic time of the year, according to many. It’s when we buy a card and chocolates in heart-shaped boxes, and profess our love to our one true love. But what if you have two true loves? If you’re Carrie Jenkins, a philosophy professor at the University of British […]

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Anyone who has read this blog for a bit knows I’m not a fan of Valentine’s Day, and I’m certainly not alone in that. Yet, here I am, finding myself writing about V-Day for the third year in a row. Well, so much for ignoring the holiday! I do, actually, ignore the holiday in my […]

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Please forgive me. I am writing a post about Valentine’s Day even though I am not a fan of Valentine’s Day. Yet I feel I’d be amiss if I didn’t at least acknowledge it like everyone else, which is, of course, part of the problem. It’s the kind of holiday (and I say that while […]

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The stores are awash in red and pink. It can only mean Valentine’s Day is upon us. There was a time when I looked forward to Valentine’s Day. True, it was about 50-some years ago, back when I was in elementary school in New York City, but it was a pretty darn exciting day plus […]

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A girlfriend with whom I have been trying to make plans texted me: she’s free to get together Tuesday or Wednesday night. I’m free both nights, too, but then it occurred to me — Tuesday is Valentine’s Day. Even in liberal, open-minded Bay Area, would two women grabbing drinks and dinner together on the most […]

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A few things went through my head while watching the Super Bowl (beside being thankful that my son gave up football — the injuries! the physical abuse! — and thinking that it would be a bit unfair to be married to Gisele Bundchen and win the Super Bowl). In no particular order, Madonna, aging, Valentine’s […]

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