Tagged: Love Symposium

The End of Love

Or, to be more exact, the end of the Love Symposium. Gratitude, teasers, and Madeleine Peyroux after the jump. You should also consider it an open thread.

Lost in Translation: A Russian-American Love Story

They were born two months apart. He grew up in a three-room apartment in Leningrad during the Brezhnev era. She came of age in the stucco suburbs of sunny 1970s Southern California. How two people from opposite universes met, fell in love, and managed to stay married despite, or perhaps because of, their cultural differences.

Every Breath You Take…

Sometimes love is the vehicle for evil. Guest writer zic explains, in what might be the most powerful story Ordinary Times has ever featured.

(A warning to readers that although no graphic language is used, this post does contain disturbing subject matter.)

The Love of a Dog

Can dogs love us? What science may say about the relationship between humans and their canine companions.

The Making of a Love Story

Not everyone waited for craigslsit or Match.com to be invented to find a way to browse potential partners. Johanna Hanley revisits her parents courtship.

Love In His Eyes

“Today our son is four years old. Some days I honestly don’t remember that our journey to becoming a family is different from most. He is part of my heart and I can’t imagine any other way for our family to exist.”

Poor Partners

In classical art, you almost never see Athena and Aphrodite depicted together. There’s a reason for that, and it’s not the same reason you never see Clark Kent and Superman in the same room.