The Intelligence of Infatuation

The Intelligence of Infatuation

Hallmark, Harlequin Romance et al, the Valentine’s Day cartel, Disney, most mainstream women’s magazines, almost all dating advice aimed at women, chick flicks, and the wedding industrial complex (this list is not exhaustive) conflate the blush and the rush of New Relationship Energy with the entire experience of romantic love.

Even so, infatuation does not get its due.

In fact, infatuation gets a bad rap.