In Japan male students can confess their love to another person by giving them the second button from the top of their school uniform. The second button is the one closest to the heart.
According to psychologist Arthur Aron, there are 36 questions that could lead to love. Each question is more probing than the previous one and leads to a mutual vulnerability that fosters closeness. The final exercise is to stare into each other’s eyes for 4 minutes.
A man named Gary Richmond fell into a coma and woke up with amnesia, he couldn’t remember his wife he had been married to for 26 years. He ended up falling in love with her over again.
Alabama husband saved wife’s life by donating kidney after spending a year dieting and exercising to get his blood pressure low enough for surgery.
An Indian man traveled from India to Sweden on a bicycle to meet his Swedish wife in 1978. The journey took him 4 months and through eight countries.
C.S. Lewis entered a civil marriage with a woman so she could avoid deportation. Then, after she developed terminal cancer, they eventually fell in love and re-married while she was in the hospital. They were married for three years before she passed away.
Kåre Rodahl, a Norwegian physician and physiologist, a research fellow in Arctic physiology and medicine in the United States, met his future wife for the first time when he was parachuting, coincidentally landing beside her while she was milking a cow.
In 1681, a white woman married an African slave in colonial Maryland, even though she knew that doing so would condemn her to a life of slavery.
A 57 year old Japanese man has been learning to SCUBA dive specifically so he can look for his wife’s remains after she was presumably swept away during the 2011 tsunami. He says her last email to him was “… I want to go home”, and he is determined to make that happen.