If Harry Potter was an anime.
After a while you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul, And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning And company doesn’t mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts And presents aren’t promises, And you begin to accept your defeats With your head up and your eyes open With the grace of a woman, not the grief...
“The sex organs engorge, the skin tingles … the eyes dilate, the heart beats faster, the rate of breathing rises, and it is possible that the excited body also puts out aphrodisiac chemical odours.” Congratulations! You’re in love. At least according to biological theory, as described in Sheila Sullivan’s indispensable guide Falling in Love: A History of Torment and...