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The humble authenticity of tea

  For the most part of my life, I’m more of a follower type of person. I am quiet, I don’t like noise, I avoid crowds, and love books. Tea has been my companion the whole time. Then I fell in love with the wrong guy. And a whole series of wrong guys ever since […]

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Perks of dating a guy who reads

 

10 and I are currently reading Dan Brown’s latest opus, Inferno. We’re late, we’re aware of that, but it doesn’t make the book any less interesting.

 

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This is not the first time he and I read something together. Toward the end of our LDR, we read the Fifty Shades trilogy together. We’d catch up on each other to see whether we’ve reached a particular point in the plot, and we’d share our opinions on the characters involved. He’d wish he was Christian Grey on his helicopter ride to SF, and I’d bitch about Elena. It was fun.

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Love, according to Aristotle.

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. Do you believe in soul mates? I used to believe there is only one person in this world that was made for each one of us, and that we have to spend our lives finding that missing puzzle piece. But now, I think that a […]

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Immature love vs Mature love, according to Erich Fromm

Immature love says I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you’.” I don’t consider myself fully ripe yet, but that doesn’t equal to being immature (although more often than not my actions disagree with my conscience). Despite so, at its core I know that true love’s very nature […]

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What’s the most romantic book you’ve ever read?

I’m not sure if the books I regard romantic belongs to the romance genre. But I can’t think of any memorable romance books I’ve read, unless you consider Sophie Kinsellas and Jane Greens as romance. There’s an unrealistic element attached to the romantic genre, a somewhat heroic appeal that extends beyond worldly laws: It’s about being with the […]

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