One of the loveliest aspects of romantic love is the enduring imprint it inevitably leaves on our heart and body.
So much so that even if “love” only lasts for an hour, a day, or weeks, years later when other “urgent” memories have faded, the memory of a single moment can still reach down into our being with its long arms and touch us deeply–decades later.
This is a true story of such a moment of “love:”
He was no longer sitting at her bistro table.
He was standing close enough behind her that she could feel his sultry breath on her neck.
Yes, he was standing so close, too close, as if it was the most everyday thing do, which it most definitely wasn’t.
The indelible imprint is one of the loveliest aspects of romantic love.
Then, he leaned in and brushed his full lips lightly against the soft curve of her neck— she quickened, her knees went weak, and then she melted…
Call to action: Has “love” ever flung you into the heavens? If so, tell us about it.