Category: love

After an 80 year old man in England moved into a retirement…

After an 80 year old man in England moved into a retirement home, his 98 year old mother moved into the same home so she could help take care of him. She said, “you never stop being a mum!”

Geddy Lee’s parents fell in love in Auschwitz at the age…

Geddy Lee’s parents fell in love in Auschwitz at the age of 12 or 13. His father would bribe the guards to give his mother food or shoes as a sign of affection.

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Geddy Lee’s parents fell in love in Auschwitz at the age…

Geddy Lee’s parents fell in love in Auschwitz at the age of 12 or 13. His father would bribe the guards to give his mother food or shoes as a sign of affection.

Photo :  Vtpeters / wikimedia

In 1977, Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia, a poor Indian artist, rode…

In 1977, Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia, a poor Indian artist, rode a second-hand bicycle for four months and three weeks from New Delhi to Gothenburg in Sweden to meet his love Charlotte Von Schedvin. He rode his bicycle because he didn’t have enough money to buy an airplane ticket. They married and now have two children.

Wearing a tiny portrait of your lover’s eye on your jewelry was…

Wearing a tiny portrait of your lover’s eye on your jewelry was a secretive romantic gesture in the 18th and 19th centuries. When the Prince of Wales fell in love with a catholic widow and proposed by sending her a locket with a painting of his eye inside, it wasn’t long before it became a popular trend to wear ‘Lover’s Eye’ jewelry on your wrist or near your heart to symbolize the love you have for another.

Edward VIII is one of the shortest-reigning monarchs in British…

Edward VIII is one of the shortest-reigning monarchs in British history with a reign of only 11 months. He abdicated the throne because the British government did not approve him of marrying a divorced woman. Edward VIII married her and remained married until his death.

J.R.R. Tolkien initially fell in love with his future wife at 16…

J.R.R. Tolkien initially fell in love with his future wife at 16 years old. His guardian, a Catholic priest, ordered him to not have any contact until he was 21. He obeyed and finally met her under a railroad viaduct, and she broke up her engagement, converted to Catholicism, and married Tolkien.

When humans domesticated wolves, we basically bred Williams…

When humans domesticated wolves, we basically bred Williams syndrome into dogs, which is characterized by “cognitive difficulties and a tendency to love everyone”.

Hundreds of love letters between two gay World War II soldiers…

Hundreds of love letters between two gay World War II soldiers were found and are being made into a book. In one, one of them wrote, “Wouldn’t it be wonderful if all our letters could be published in the future in a more enlightened time. Then all the world could see how in love we are.”

The owner of Macy’s died on the Titanic. He refused to get…

The owner of Macy’s died on the Titanic. He refused to get in a lifeboat before women and children, and his wife refused to leave without him. She said, “I will not be separated from my husband. As we have lived, so will we die, together.” They were last seen standing on the deck, arm in arm.