Love is not about holding hands.
Love is not about pink baloons.
Love is not even about flower and candy.
Love is about that look in a person’s eyes.
Actors are trained to have it and people who are truly in love don’t need to put any effort into having that look. It comes out naturally. That look is unmistakable and it says it all to those who know how to read it.
Among all the Valentines day festivities in SF this year, that special look was conspicuously absent. Instead, I saw more of the same – intoxicated herd pretending that they know what love is.