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" You know, when you've been dumped, the one thing you love to do is just forget about this human being, and then go on with your life - but no, you just love them harder. "
" Why do we feel jealousy? Therapists often regard the demon as a scar of childhood trauma or a symptom of a psychological problem. And it's true that people who feel inadequate, insecure, or overly dependent tend to be more jealous than others. "
" Your sweetheart calls you by another's name. His eyes linger too long on your best friend. He talks with excitement about a girl at work. And the fire catches. Jealousy - that sickening combination of possessiveness, suspicion, rage, and humiliation - can overtake your mind and threaten your very core as you contemplate your rival. "
" People have often asked me whether what I know about love has spoiled it for me. And I just simply say, 'Hardly.' You can know every single ingredient in a piece of chocolate cake, and then when you sit down and eat that cake, you can still feel that joy. "
" As a group, anthropologists are not too fond of people who work in the business world. "
" Throughout evolution, ostracism was death indeed. "
" Globalization requires taking a broad contextual and long-term view. "
" A woman of 40 or 50 or 60 can take estrogen replacements, get facelifts, spend her money in bars. "
" In America, we are demanding everything from our marriage. "
" Today, most women are surrounded by ingenious gadgets. They don't grow the peas or raise the chicken that they serve for dinner; instead they hunt and gather in the grocery store. They go through catalogs or department stores to buy clothes instead of shearing sheep, carding wool, and weaving cloth for skirts and coats and blankets. "
" In courtship, who wins and who loses will determine who passes on their DNA to tomorrow. "
" Office romances are few, short, and not usually destructive. "
" The Great Depression of the 1930s saw more American unmarried women working from nine to five, mostly in repetitive, boring, subordinate, dead-end jobs. But the number of working women doubled between 1870 and 1940. During World War II it doubled once again. "
" Men and women are like two feet; they can help each other get ahead. "
" Women are better at reading body language everywhere in the world. As a matter of fact, it's associated with the female hormone estrogen. Women are better at figuring out of tone of voice, reading your face and posture and gesture. "
" We all have restlessness in long-term relationships. "
" There's biology in everything, even when you're feeling spiritual. "
" Despite the myth that men are less committed, they are predisposed to desire marriage. "
" Real competition can drive up testosterone, which boosts libido. "
" There's a lot of talk about the positive aspects of love. We as a society downplay the danger, the anxiety, and the disappointment. We romanticize romance. "
" I suspect privacy is a very new concept to humanity. "
" Almost always, when I'm on TV, the producers who call me, who negotiate what we're going to say, is a woman. "
" Men fall in love faster than, and just as often as, women. "
" Every time you cuddle with your children, you're likely to be driving down your testosterone. "
" Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere; some say the poorest in the world. "
" Romantic love is an addiction. "
" Women spend their lives trying to look good for men. So a woman who feels she's sending the right visual signals is pleased with herself. "
" When you're in the throes of this romantic love, it's overwhelming - you're out of control, you're irrational, you're going to the gym at 6 A.M. every day - Why? Because she's there. "
" Jealousy can even be good for love. One partner may feel secretly flattered when the other is mildly jealous. And catching someone flirting with your beloved can spark the kind of lust and romance that reignites a relationship. "
" Along with our many human propensities, we evolved a huge cerebral cortex with which we make decisions. "
" You don't come home from the office to spend time with another job. Hopefully you come home to someone you can have a good time with. "