What are some (at least mildly scholarly) books taking an actively interdisciplinary approach to the study of love, particularly romantic love? I'm particularly interested in books linking psychology and literature, and also very interested in books that report interviews with people about their experiences of love.
Is it reasonable to not pursue 2nd dates unless you're infatuated? I've gone on several dates recently. While I've encountered several intelligent, nice, and not particularly ugly prospects, I haven't been thrilled, excited, infatuated, enamoured (and I'm certainly capable of that feeling). As a result, I haven't followed up. Is mine an immature or unrealistic expectation?
I'm in NY for the summer, in my 20s, a graduate student, and gay. I want to hang out with chill, smart, nice, gay people my age in the NY area. Ideas? [more inside]