A young Indian couple married for love. Then the bride’s father hired assassins. | + Opinion

A young Indian couple married for love. Then the bride’s father hired assassins. Source: A young Indian couple married for love. Then the bride’s father hired assassins. Opinion: In Canada, we have another serious problem. Because of our general naivete, Canada is seen as a kind of spy and organized crime haven by bad actors seeking… Read More A young Indian couple married for love. Then the bride’s father hired assassins. | + Opinion

People with low self-esteem tend to seek support in ways that backfire, study finds | +

People with low self-esteem are more likely to seek support from an intimate partner in a manner that tends to backfire, according to new research in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Source: People with low self-esteem tend to seek support in ways that backfire, study finds + I would go a step further. I’d say… Read More People with low self-esteem tend to seek support in ways that backfire, study finds | +

They both married men called Brian, now they’re marrying each other | +

They both married men called Brian, now they’re marrying each other   Source: They both married men called Brian, now they’re marrying each other + At first I thought, who cares? Canada has been legally accepting and marrying same-sex couples for quite a while now. But on reading the story I found it interesting that… Read More They both married men called Brian, now they’re marrying each other | +

Lesbian couple say their 37-year age gap doesn’t matter | Metro News | +

‘We’re an ordinary couple in love. We face the same struggles as everyone else.’ Source: Lesbian couple say their 37-year age gap doesn’t matter | Metro News + Is ageism one of the last biases that we have to overcome? Once when I was a kid up at the cottage I was helping this teenage… Read More Lesbian couple say their 37-year age gap doesn’t matter | Metro News | +

On Her Majesty’s sneaky service – the spies who had multiple lovers and how they were found out – NZ Herald

On Her Majesty’s sneaky service – the spies who had multiple lovers and how they were found out Source: On Her Majesty’s sneaky service – the spies who had multiple lovers and how they were found out – NZ Herald Opinion – I can’t imagine what it would be like to fall in love with… Read More On Her Majesty’s sneaky service – the spies who had multiple lovers and how they were found out – NZ Herald

Mistletoe – The kissing plant with a rich history

Mistletoe is an obligate parasitic plant with a rich history of symbolic meaning. In European paganism, the mistletoe was understood as the host oak tree’s genitals. The Druids ritually chopped it off with a gold-colored sickle, as a kind of “symbolic emasculation.”¹ The juice of its berries was seen as the tree’s sperm, having “great… Read More Mistletoe – The kissing plant with a rich history