Online Dating Is Less Satisfying for Women

Online dating has made single women overall less happy, less likely to find a long-term partner, and more at risk of sexual violence. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/may/17/apps-tinder-dating-women

Love – Is It A Need or Want

Need and want are not a dichotomy like short and tall, big and small, or good and evil. However, our lives, that is, the human condition are characterizable by needs and wants. We surely need a lot of ‘things’ to live and survive, such as food and shelter and then some. We surely also want (more…)

The Problems of Thought

Thoughts come and go, seemingly random. We do not know where they come from and why. They disappear quickly into nothingness, it seems. We do not bother much to remember them. Few thoughts are continuous or connected via logic, usually no more than three of five. Then another short train of thought emerges, occupying our (more…)

Princess and the Pea

Are you a princess of the kind as told by the story below? “The Princess and the Pea” is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a young woman whose royal identity is established by a test of her sensitivity. The story tells of a prince who wants to marry a princess but is having difficulty finding a (more…)

Q&A: Preface

Language is about meaning, not words. Yet language cannot express every kind of meaning. A definition of love is hard to put into words. And the meaning of love, which is entirely different from a definition of love, seems to be intended by people anew each and every time they converse about it. “I will (more…)

Q&A: What is Soulmate Love

Unrequited Love | Illicit Love | Platonic Love | Unconditional Love | Pseudo Love | Empty or Lost Love | Only or Last Love | Soulmate Love | Sex & Lust Ever come across the phrases of finding Mr. Right or Ms. Perfect, finding that Significant Other, finding the One, or finding my Soulmate? Needless (more…)

Q&A: What are Sex and Lust

Unrequited Love | Illicit Love | Platonic Love | Unconditional Love | Pseudo Love | Empty or Lost Love | Only or Last Love | Soulmate Love | Sex & Lust Normal stuff in themselves. As it takes two to tango — and a lot of courage — we must continuously negotiate our way through (more…)

Questions & Answers about all Kinds of Love

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Q&A: What Is Friendship?

A friendship is a non-sexual relationship of mutual fondness, appreciation, and trust between people. Sometimes, this kind of relationship is also called ‘platonic,’ or ‘philia’ in Greek terms. What is Love | What is Romantic Love | What is Erotic Love | Friendship | What is Arranged Love | What is Real Love | What (more…)

Q&A: What is True Love?

True love is a ‘real love’ that outlasted the inevitable ups and downs of life, a real love that endured the test of time. True love is rare, very rare. What is Love | What is Romantic Love | What is Erotic Love | What is Friendship | What is Arranged Love | What is (more…)