My engineer friend, George, got brutally stood up the other day.
"How did you react?" I asked, trying not to contort my face in fear, as he can get emotional.
"Well, I de-friended her on Facebook," he said. "She's dead to me."
It turns out he may be one of the healthy ones. Because Facebook is where all of love's stages are enacted. And one of those stages comes straight after the breakup. It is the stalking stage.
A master's candidate at Western University (which I don't think offers a master's in Love Studies) decided to examine the extent to which former lovers cannot let go, in the socially networked sense. … Read more