Love is a universal affliction. Much like the plague, only more pervasive, especially amongst healthy young people with uncompromised immune systems. Now you know why I’m worried.
No matter how cynical I am about love, there is something about it that deserves celebration and exaltation and humiliation, even.
“We are only human, and the gods have fashioned us for love. That is our great glory, and our great tragedy.”
George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
Because love is so human (and so dastardly), I’ve decided to put up something related to it daily in the run-up to Valentine’s Day. Here’s to love.