Love is a powerful emotion. Throughout history couples in love have caused wars and controversy, created masterpieces in writing, music, and art, and have captured the hearts of the public with the power of their bonds. From the allure of Cleopatra to the magnetism of the Kennedy's, these love affairs have stood as markers in history. Prepare to swoon over these love stories of the centuries. She was another man's wife, but when Paris, the "handsome, woman-mad" prince of Troy, saw Helen, the woman whom Aphrodite proclaimed the most beautiful in the world, he had to have her. Helen and Paris ran off together, setting in motion the decade-long Trojan War.
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If I'm being totally honest, of all of the many relationships I've seen throughout my life, there's only one that I would say made me truly believe in love. Yes, I know plenty of couples who pleasantly tolerate each other even after many years together. But real love stories that endure the test of time are few and far between. If that sad truth has you feeling hopeless about the whole love thing, take a look at these amazing stories from the ladies of Reddit AskWomen and remember that real, true, deep love is actually out there even if that seems hard to believe at times. By Candice Jalili.
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For decades, the women lived in the Chicago area and worked at the same interior design company, telling people they were "cousins" or "roommates" who lived together to split the rent. They eventually came out as gay to their families in , six decades after they first got together. Their enduring, enviable romance is the subject of Netflix documentary "A Secret Love" now streaming , directed by Donahue's great-nephew Chris Bolan. Living in Chicago in the '40s and '50s, they largely steered clear of gay bars, where women could be arrested during regular police raids if they weren't wearing at least three items of women's clothing.