Love, Cholera, Bitter Almonds, Unrequited Love, and You
â€œIt was inevitable. The scent of bitter almonds always reminded Dr. Juvenal Urbino of the fate of unrequited love.â€
Have you paid attention to the opening lines of Love in the Time of Cholera, the novel by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez?
I hadn’t for decades and missed richness, complexity, and depth, paralleling a richness, complexity, and depth I missed in nature, my relationships with others, and my relationship with myself.
This episode unravels the lines and shares their meaning, to me at least.
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