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What's Your 'Love Story?'

Whether it's a spouse, an animal companion, child or friend — we want to know, who's your Valentine?

By Bryce Kirchoff

For some people, the greatest love story ever told is that of Bogie and Bacall or Scarlett and Rhett. But for others, it's Marley and Me, or Milo and Otis; Beaches, or You've Got Mail.

Humphrey Bogart & Lauren Bacall, 'To Have and Have Not' (1944).
Credit: Humphrey Bogart & Lauren Bacall, 'To Have and Have Not' (1944).

Love can take many forms. Romantic love can stem from date nights, little gifts, and love notes and evolve into taking out the trash without being asked, or foot rubs at the end of a long day. But love can be a lot more than romance. Love between a parent and child, friends, siblings, love between humans and animal companions, or love for oneself that develops after years of self-loathing can be even more powerful.

Who is the love of your life? We want to know what love means to you now. Briefly share with us your personal favorite "love story" and why that relationship is so meaningful to you. Select responses will be compiled and shared in a special piece we will publish by February 14.


Bryce Kirchoff has produced web and social media campaigns for organizations at all levels of the media industry and also has experience launching community engagement initiatives, building websites and crafting social campaigns. He holds a master’s of science degree in New Media Management from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and lives in Los Angeles. Read More
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