Q Dear Miss Abigail: I have been dating a girl who I love for two years, on June 5th, 1999. She was frustrated with our relationship, we have never fought, or argued, I feel as if she is my soul mate, we can talk for hours, but obviously I never talked about the steps of […]
Q Dear Miss Abigail: Is it true, that if we know ourselves well enough, we’ll be able to spot our soulmates at first sight? Signed, Searching A Dear Searching: Gee, I was kinda hoping this answer would be more positive. You know ~ love at first sight, everything happy-go-lucky, those wonderful movie endings with soulmates […]
Brandon and Brittney Sittin’ in a Tree
Q Dear Miss Abigail: Will Brandon Boston and Brittney Chisolm get married and live happily ever after? Signed, Brittney A Dear Brittney: Yes! Oh wait, I changed my mind. No! Ah, shucks, I don’t know. Maybe you can decide for yourself, with a little help from Sex Behavior in Marriage, published by Charles A. Clinton in […]
How to Tell Whether You Are in Love
This week I focus on a topic very dear to me and my some of friends. Is it lust? Is it love? Or is it just a silly old crush? How about you and I ponder these questions, with the help of Dorothy Dix, in this excerpt from her book titled How to Win and Hold […]
Platonic Relationship = Happiness?
Q Dear Miss Abigail: I have a fantastic friendship with a woman, which has been going on for a over five years now. Though I have dated other women, and she other men, we remain strictly platonic, much to the surprise of our friends and respective families. We love each other, but only as friends. […]
Is He “The One” for Me?
Q Dear Miss Abigail: How do I know if he is “The One” for me? Signed, Just Curious A Dear Curious: Although it is easier for some to find that perfect person, all too often the situation is more complex; as Max O’Rell says in Her Royal Highness Woman, “Unfortunately for you, they are not labelled.” […]
Love an Instinctive Emotion
If anyone wonders why my catalog list of books isn’t up to date, it’s because I spend time perusing the books as I enter them into my database. Sex Behavior in Marriage by Dr. Charles A. Clinton caught my eye, particularly this excerpt about one of Miss Abigail’s favorite age-old topics ~ love. 1940: Love an […]
Love is a Species of Drunkenness
This time I bring you an excerpt from the anonymously written book (I eventually found out the author was none other than composer Cyril Scott) titled The Art of Making a Perfect Husband. Cause if love is just a lottery, we still have a chance! A one in a million chance, but that counts, doesn’t it? 1929: […]
The Growth of Love
Girl loves boy. Boy loves girl. But before they take that next step, they might want to ask these questions from Dr. Keller’s Love, Courtship, Marriage. 1928: The Growth of Love The young woman studies a certain young man who is paying her a great deal of attention, and intuitively she asks herself the same questions […]
Now What, Really, Is Love?
Happy Valentine’s Day, folks. Here’s a quote about love to help you celebrate the day; it’s from Elinor Glyn’s This Passion Called Love. Smooches, everyone! I love you! Really, I do! 1925: Now What, Really, Is Love? We are here talking of love between the sexes ~ that is, the state of being ‘in love’ ~ […]