Is Romantic Love Just an Invention by Commerce?

The precise origin of Valentine’s Day is unknown but sources point to compassionate, brotherly love –not romance—that prompted the sainthood of Valentinus. According to legend, Valentinus knowingly violated the law in ancient Rome when providing Christian services and was sentenced to death.

Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-forgotten-art-love/201802/is-romantic-love-just-invention-commerce

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