What Is The Difference Between Parental Love And Romantic Love?

Is it possible to compare parental love and romantic love? Or are they completely different and can’t be compared like nuts and bananas? Among numerous forms and types of love – parental, romantic, sibling, religious, pedagogical – are there any similarities? Any love is a superpower. It is able to reveal people’s talents and passions.[…]

A 19th-Century Catfishing Scheme

In the late 1800s, a U.K. scheme lured lonely bachelors with newspaper advertisements supposedly placed by wealthy women. By Livia Gershon The potential for fraud casts a constant shadow on online dating, from deceptive profiles to outright catfishing. But, as historian Angus McLaren writes, fraudulent matchmaking efforts are nothing new. In nineteenth-century Britain, one bold scheme[…]