The Facts of Love (according to kids)

little man with heart
man holding heart The following are statements from kids about the mystery of falling — and being — in love.

Why love happens between two particular people

  • “One of the people has freckles and so he finds somebody else who has freckles too.”
    ~ Andrew, age 6
  • “No one is sure why it happens, but I heard it has something to do with how you smell ... That’s why perfume and deodorant are so popular.”
    ~ Mae, age 9
  • “I think you’re supposed to get shot with an arrow or something, but the rest of it isn’t supposed to be so painful.”
    ~ Manuel, age 8