Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • One of my best friends says love is a matter of three elements: time, space and availability.

    My friend Elena is an engineer and I am a filologist, but I'm not sure this is the reason why she has a wonderful man and three kids and I'm still single. Anyway: making three different things at a time was never one of my strengths.

    Imagine: two people, three elements, one miracle.

    In literature, love is the topic that the most authors have written about. The same happens in music. The word "love" offers more than 8,900,000,000 results in Google, and recent studies have redesigned the Maslow Pyramid, with the feeling of belonging occupying the place of Self-actualization.

    Time, space and availability.

    Next time it happens to me, I promise I'll take this flight.
    • Share

    Connected stories:

About

Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.