Written on Saturday, February 17, 2007 by Gemini
Forget romance, the real reason we fall head over heels with someone is down to chemical reactions in our brains
What is love? Shakespeare said it’s a “smoke made with the fumes of sighs,” “a madness most discreet”, “a spirit all compact of fire”.
Centuries later, Erich Segal, author of Love Story, defined it as never having to say you’re sorry. But according to a new relationships book, Not Tonight Mr Right, the definition of love is somewhat more prosaic.