Category Archives: love stories

LOVE GONE WRONG – Valentine’s Day flash fiction

‘Falling’ in love  Kat paddled to stay afloat, her skin chartreuse-yellow in the deep, crystal water. Close up, Adam’s wet eyelashes seemed longer. Male mascara. “Jump with me,” he challenged. “Just from the cliff.” Kat shook her head. No way. “I … Continue reading

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LOVE + CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT = SATISFACTION

Compared to love, defining romance is tricky, a bit like being caught in quicksand. The more you thrash around in the various definitions, the more stuck you get. The World English Dictionary appears to limit romance to the world of fiction … Continue reading

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The darker side of pornography

Not all addictions are to drugs, alcohol or gambling. Addiction to pornography can have profound consequences. People (men use pornography more than women) who use pornography regularly have little idea of how their brains are being physically reshaped by it, … Continue reading

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