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The Secret to a Fulfilling Relationship According to Author Michael Gabriel

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Michael Gabriel, author of “The Balanced Relationship Barometer,” discusses Valentine’s Day and how his own heartbreak led to a deeper understanding of what it means to be in a fulfilled long-term relationship. There is more than one theory on the origins of how Valentine’s Day came to be. In 1537, England’s King Henry VII officially declared February 14 as the holiday of St. Valentine’s Day. Much has changed since the Middle Ages, when chivalrous deeds and poems were used to court women, to our current consumer product-focused bonanza for companies like Hallmark, Victoria’s Secret, Godiva and 1-800 Flowers. What has not changed is the physiological potion of love. When you’re in love, and the brain releases an abundance of feel-good chemicals…

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