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Love Notes with Therese Borchard Archives

“Love is not merely blind but mentally afflicted.” –Alice Thomas Ellis

“Falling in love is a condition, keeping in love an art.” –Mary Garden

“There are three kinds of kissers: the fire extinguisher, the mummy, and the vacuum clear.” –Helen Gurley Brown

“Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.” –Marilyn Monroe

“A good man doesn’t just happen. They have to be created by us women …. So, first you gotta get rid of all the stuff his mom did to him. And then you gotta get rid of all that macho […]

“When the only place a relationship wholly works is in bed, both people eventually get nervous … because they have to get out of bed.” –Erica Jong

“The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents, and none of the incidents as disasters.” –Harold Nicolson

“Often the difference between a successful marriage and a mediocre one consists of leaving about three or four things a day unsaid.” –Harlan Miller

“When a man and a woman marry, they decide to become one. Of course, they must decide which one, and that is often where the storm starts.” –Pierce Harris

“Men who have pierced ears are better prepared for marriage. They’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry.” –Rita Rudner