It’s Valentine’s Day, our annual occasion for making the unattached feel worse about themselves, and the attached feel disappointed by the drugstore-bought Whitman’s Sampler.
In honor of this festive celebration, here are some great TNB pieces about love, romance, and heart-shaped boxes. Enjoy!
A. F. PASSAFIUME wonders if love is really like a lightning bolt.
ZARA POTTS knows that in addition to biting and stinking, love also hurts.
ALEXANDER MAKSIK knows what’s missing.
ZOE BROCK chronicles her adventures in love.
JENNIFER DUFFIELD WHITE feels the love in the springtime.
JAMES D. IRWIN, so young, is already cynical about Valentine’s Day.
BECKY PALAPALA finds her Beatrice.
ANGELA TUNG finds love and loss in the laundry.
MEGAN POWER is just not that into you.