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You’ve seen it before: a man and a woman meet in the middle of a stone bridge overlooking a softly babbling river. Their eyes meet and they kiss, the¬†woman dropping the leaf she was twirling into the water.

Why are bridges so romantic? And not just the picturesque bridges found in a garden or a park, but even big bridges made of steel. What’s so romantic about a bridge?

Is it that it connects two areas of land that were otherwise separate and lonely? Is it that a strong, solid bridge, hiding a torrent below, perfectly represents a relationship: strong and solid like the bridge, but with passion, anger, jealousy (and other crazy emotions) bubbling below?

China’s Rainbow Bridge

photo: wikipedia.org

Paris’ Pont Royal–apparently this is a good bridge for proposals!

photo: wikipedia.org


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