Limerence: A Drug-Like State Often Confused With Love

Sometimes we are so convinced that we have fallen in love and met the one that it can be a painful shock when the relationship falls apart. Where did things go wrong? Was I just completely deluded about the situation? Well, as it turns out, many of us often mistake strong feelings for another person…View Post

Schopenhauer on Sex and Romantic Love

The German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer is renowned for his uncompromising pessimism. His pessimistic worldview is based on his metaphysics, which he expounds in his seminal work The World as Will and Representation (1818). What he believes is true about the fundamental nature of reality has influenced his opinions on many disparate matters, including psychology, ethics,…View Post