Love Under a Microscope

It has been my impression for many years that we are creatures of evolution — as far as Mother Nature is concerned, whatever works wins [Jan. 28]. Obviously, heterosexuality has won out. The sexual attractiveness of women to men and vice versa is genetic, as modified by the environment. Although many marriages are initially based on sex, the success of a good marriage relies on the ability of two people to get along. That demands a democracy in which both accept each other as equals and help each other in a loving, kind way. They do not take advantage of their...

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